We Shall Never Forget
March 2016 marked the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. The Hidenori Watanave Laboratory at Tokyo Metropolitan University and Iwate Nippo Newspaper worked together to create a digital archive of those who lost their lives in the disaster, mapping their evacuation efforts from when the earthquake struck until the tsunami arrived. The surviving family members were interviewed. A collected data about people who lost their their lives on and where were each of them at 2:46 P.M. on March 11, 2011 when the tsunami arrived.