Ishinomaki


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Ishinomaki

(ēshē`nōmäkē), city (1990 pop. 121,976), Miyagi prefecture, N Honshu, Japan, on Ishinomaki Bay. It is a commercial and fishing port and a center for marine product processing and paper manufacturing. The city suffered extensive destruction and flooding as a result of the tsunami caused by the 2011 NE Honshu earthquake.
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DESPERATE PLEA: A 'help'' sign is written on the ground of Ohara Primary School near an east coast covered with rubble in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, four days after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit
IN OTHER NEWS, Nippon said it will invest US$ 53 million to install a fluidized bed boiler at its Ishinomaki mill that burns primarily waste wood.
3 jolted northeastern and eastern Japan on Friday, with a 1-meter-high tsunami reaching Ishinomaki, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
About 10,400 people in coastal Ishinomaki, hit by last year s earthquake and tsunami, were advised to evacuate to higher ground ahead of the arrival there of the typhoon, which would coincide with rises in the tide, a city official said.
Miyako Shinkin Bank based in Iwate Prefecture, Ishinomaki Shinkin Bank and Kesennuma Shinkin Bank in Miyagi Prefecture, and Abukuma Shinkin Bank in Fukushima Prefecture will receive a total of 63 billion yen in public funds and other funding from the de facto central bank for shinkin banks, according to the announcement.
The rapid train bound for Ishinomaki from Sendai was not hit by the tsunami but has been left on a low hill between 600 to 700 meters from Nobiru Station in Higashimatsushima, where it came to an emergency stop after the temblor as other parts of the Senseki Line were damaged.
The 76-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader offered words of encouragement to survivors during the service at Saiko Temple in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, The Japan Times reports.
A research group from Beppu University headed by Professor Keiko Okamoto performed the tests and confirmed the results in the rice paddies of Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture.
Upon his arrival in Japan, Aquino will visit Miyagi Prefecture including the city of Ishinomaki, one of the cities most severely hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Suzuki himself lost his home to the tsunami in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture.
The chief of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations will visit the city of Ishinomaki on June 4 with ASEAN volunteer workers and performers seeking to comfort and entertain people affected by the March 11 mega quake and tsunami, Japanese co-organizers of the event said Thursday.