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Date : March 4 - 6, 2013

Report: Assistance for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt, Germany (March 4-5, 2013)

post date : 2013.08.21

The Foreign Press Center/Japan arranged interviews with Mr. Shigeru Sugawara, Mayor of Kesennuma City, Kesennuma Fishing Union, Kesennuma Fukko Yatai, Kesennuma Reconstruction Association, and a local fish processing company “Saikichi-Shoten”.
Interview theme was Kesennuma City’s current situation and reconstruction efforts for the fishing industry, marking two years since the disaster, on the request of Mr. Carsten Germis, Tokyo correspondent of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Mr. Germis, who has been visiting Kesennuma on a regular basis since the disaster, reported on how Kesennuma has changed in two years after the disaster.
At the interview with Mayor Sugawara, Mr. Germis heard about the prospects for economic reconstruction and fishery reconstruction.
The article based on this visit was published in the issue of March 9th.


Title: New Start with obstacles 

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