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Date : March 6 - 7, 2017

News Reports by Participants: Fukushima / Miyagi Press Tour, 6 Years After the Disaster

post date : 2017.04.24

Just before the six-year anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake,the FPCJ held a press tour to the prefectures of Fukushima and Miyagi. The tour covered three themes:

1. Food, tourism, and renewable energy: Fukushima’s challenge

2. Passing on the lessons of the disaster: Disaster-prevention tourism in Minamisanriku

3. Aiming for sustainable development amidst population decline: Rebuilding Onagawa.

  A total of 13 journalists participated in the tour, from France, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the UAE.


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Click here for a log of real-time Twitter updates from during the tour


Below are some of the articles and programs produced by the journalists based on this press tour.



Channel News Asia (Singapore/TV

(1) Video & Article: March 11, 2017

Japan's Quake & Tsunami, Progress of Reconstruction in Onagawa 


(2) Video: March 11, 2017

Fukushima finds other ways to survive as tourists slowly return


(3) Video: March 12, 2017

Tsunami Anniversary: Returning to devastated Minamisanriku, 6 years later



The Central News Agency (Taiwan/News Agency)

(1) Article: March 10, 2017

311防災觀光巴士 旅客想像海嘯威力


(2) Article: March 10, 2017

走出311強震陰霾 日女川町長重建築夢


(3) Article: March 11, 2017

避難夫妻種蘆筍 相信福島產品最安全



United Daily News (Taiwan/Newspaper)

(1) Article: March 11, 2017

日擬砸13億 掃福島汙名秀「食」力 


(2) Video & Article: March 11, 2017

福島農夫栽蘆筍 自賣自誇通過檢驗            


(3) Article: March 11, 2017

從311海嘯中復興 日本溫泉鄉學台灣釣蝦場



YTNSouth Korea/TV

Video: March 11, 2017

"첫째도 둘째도 안전"...안전에 목숨 건 후쿠시마



ITAR-TASS (Russia/News Agency)

Article: March 11, 2017

"Нам пришлось отмывать каждое дерево": шесть лет после аварии на АЭС "Фукусима-1" 



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