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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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Coastal communities in Chiba prefecture and Ishinomaki in northern Japan have long practised coastal whaling, while Taiji in Wakayama prefecture holds annual dolphin hunts.
He describes "the men of the Ishinomaki city government" thus: "As individuals, they were tireless and self-sacrificing....
The quake struck 255 east of Ishinomaki, Honshu, at a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said.
TOKYO, Mar 14, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Sessionable, a guitar manufacturer that has set up business in the Ishinomaki area of northeastern Migyagi Prefecture, today held a ceremony to commemorate the completion of its guitar factory in the town of Onagawa in the prefecture.
A Tohoku regional newspaper, the Kahoku Shimpo, released a survey last week showing that only 23.5 percent of governmental public housing projects in Minamisanriku town in Miyagi Prefecture have been completed as of January, and the number in Ishinomaki city and Kesennuma city are just 38.4 percent and 21.2 percent respectively.
A 92-year-old abandoned wooden Japanese school is set to be transformed into a modern sustainable learning centre for children, initially in Japan but eventually worldwide, after the Qatar Friendship Fund (QFF) announced its support for an innovative project in Ishinomaki Ogatsu, Miyagi prefecture.
Qatar Friendship Fund (QFF) announced its support for a 92-year old school project in Ishinomaki Ogatsu, Miyagi Prefecture, in Japan.
In the city of Ishinomaki he met Hiroyuki Takeuchi, the now-retired former chief reporter at the Ishinomaki daily newspaper which produced handwritten editions when the disaster struck.
Ishinomaki (Japan): Britain's Prince William on Sunday made a visit to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors before the fourth anniversary of the disaster.
Proceeds from that concert went toward the completion of three Tohoku Rainbow Houses, which are support centres for orphaned children in the cities of Sendai, Rikuzentakada and Ishinomaki in the Tohoku region.
Last week's quake was at a depth of 10 km at 2.10 am local time, 327 km south-east of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture, according to the USGS.