• 7 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson returns to the Japanese town of Minamisanriku to find that rebuilding from the ruins of the tsunami is not an option.

  • 7 Nov 2011

    Eight months on from a devastating tsunami, Channel 4 News returns to Japan. Follow our team’s journey live on our map with the latest photos, and videos as they travel through the disaster areas.

  • 5 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News cameraman Stuart Webb, one of the first foreigners to reach the tsunami-hit Japanese town of Minamisanriku, writes about his return and the mayor faced with impossible decisions.

  • 4 Nov 2011

    From seafaring to seaweed in shattered town

    These are quietly spoken patient people, well used to working to the moods of the sea, where storm and tide intervene against the wallet and bank balance.

  • 3 Nov 2011

    Kesennuma – a tale of two towns

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson returns to the fishing port of Kesennuma to find that much has been done following the tsunami – but much more remains to be done.

  • 3 Nov 2011

    Eight months on from the devastating tsunami and earthquake which sparked a nuclear crisis in Japan, an expert tells Channel 4 News new signs of fission at the plant are “a concern”.

  • 2 Nov 2011

    A haunting return to tsunami-ravaged Minamisanriku

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson returns to Minamisanriku, a Japanese town devastated by the tsunami in March.

  • 2 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News cameraman Stuart Webb empties his kit bag ahead of a return to Japan’s tsunami zone and explains what each piece of equipment does.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    Flattened towns, floating cars and fallen buildings: images from the Japanese tsunami shocked the world. Now, as Channel 4 News returns, follow the team’s journey, in pictures here.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    Language and logistics are just two hurdles the Channel 4 News team has to overcome in Japan. Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson introduces you to the “fixer” who makes things happen.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    How have people coped losing their families, friends and homes to the Japanese tsunami? World Vision worker Mitsuko Sobata writes for Channel 4 News about the reality of the tsunami’s aftermath.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    Eight months after parts of Japan were obliterated by the 11 March earthquake and tsunami, Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson ponders his return to the worst-hit areas.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News cameraman Stuart Webb often has to cover major stories at just a few hours’ notice. As he prepares to return to the Japan tsunami zone Stuart reflects on his last visit there.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    When a massive tsunami slammed into Japan there were dire estimates about the number of people killed and damage done – eight months on Channel 4 News looks at the country’s tsunami legacy.

  • 1 Nov 2011

    Nearly eight months after nuclear reactors at Fukushima melted down and exploded they are still throwing up surprises, writes Channel 4 News Science Correspondent Tom Clarke.