A field survey was conducted in Sendai, Ishinomaki, and Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture.
From September 16-19, 2022, Dr. Nakano Makibi (Research Associate and Core Researcher in Toyo University Research Site, NIHU) conducted a field survey on maritime communities in Sendai, Ishinomaki, and Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture.
Arahama Elementary School in Arahama, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai City, was left as a relic of the earthquake after it was closed, with fresh scars that tell the power of the tsunami.
A relic of the earthquake, Arahama Elementary School
（September 16, 2022, photo by Nakano Makibi）
In Namiita district, Ogatsu-cho, Ishinomaki City, She interviewed with Mr. Kosuke Furuta, a disaster vitcim support coordinator who has been involved in reconstruction assistance after the earthquake.
In Ogatsu-cho, where is famous for the birthplace of inkstones, Ogatsu stone, population decline and aging are among the issues facing the community.
Namiita-Labo (Namiita Community Exchange Center) aims to maintain the community and revitalize the area while increasing the number of people interacting with each other.
Namiita Beach in Ogatsu-cho is also a playground for children
（September 17, 2022, photo by Nakano Makibi）
（written by Nakano Makibi）
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