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Nissan & Habitat: Filling in the Cracks

Three years after a tremendous earthquake struck Japan, damage can still be found, but help came recently from Habitat for Humanity and Nissan volunteers.

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Steel Resolve: The Lone Pine

An enduring symbol of hope in Rikuzentaka, Iwate Prefecture, takes a new form through the craftsmanship of Japanese car manufacturers.

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Ishinomaki: Measuring the Road to Recovery

Nissan Prince's Keiji Endo says recovery is finding a foothold in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture, two years after disaster struck the coastal Japanese town.

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Hamaichi Elementary: A Strong Foundation

Hamaichi Elementary School has been closed since disaster struck Japan two years ago, but reopened for one more day to remember the landmark and its role in saving local residents.

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The View from Miyagi

Miyagi Prefectural Assemblyman Takashi Abe updates on the state of recovery in Higashi-Matsushima and all of Japan's Tohoku region two years after disaster hit.

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Hammers of Hope

Habitat for Humanity Japan and Nissan are helping to improve living conditions for earthquake and tsunami survivors in temporary housing complexes in Ofunato, northern Japan.

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Japan's Power Gap

Japanese industry and households will face electricity rate hikes, meaning costs for manufacturers, like summer temperatures, are heading higher.

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One Year On from 3/11: Interview with Nissan Prince Miyagi President Masaki Kobayashi

The Media Center interviewed Masaki Kobayashi, president of Nissan Prince Miyagi, three months after the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami devastated much of the Tohoku region. This week Kobayashi gave another interview, discussing progress made a year after the twin disasters.

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Japan's Mobile Libraries Bring Books to Iwate Residents

Since January, the Shanti Volunteer Association has used a converted Nissan Atlas as a bookmobile for Iwate residents in areas hit by the March 2011 tsunami.

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Miyagi Governor Murai leads Tohoku recovery efforts, with eyes on a sustainable future.

Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai keeps focus on Tohoku recovery efforts one year after the twin disasters of March 2011, looking to build a sustainable future for northeast Japan.

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CEO Ghosn Returns to Nissan's Iwaki factory

A little more than a year after the tragic events of March 11 in Japan, CEO Carlos Ghosn returns to Nissan's Iwaki factory to commemorate the Fukushima plant's recovery.

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