Thai language reporter for NHK WORLD-JAPAN Chairat Thomya visits the district of Taro in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture. It was part of the region ravaged by the tsunami of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Through talking with the residents of Taro who've experienced the tragedy, Chairat looks to find out how people can live with and pass on the memories of natural disasters.
In the district of Taro in Miyako City, the tsunami of March 11, 2011, reached more than 17 meters in height
Worried that memories of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that struck his home country are fading away, Chairat asks Taro resident Kato Yoichiro about his experience of the 2011 disaster
Murai Jun, who was 14 when the 2011 tsunami hit his hometown, opened a guest house in Miyako with the wish to foster interaction and exchange between people