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Tuesday, April 22, 2014         

One Year Later

The combination of two photos shows a devastating tsunami hitting the breakwater of the port in Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, on March 11, 2011, top, taken by Iwate Nippo newspaper, and the snow-covered same spot taken by Kyodo News on March 3, 2012, nearly one year after the tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, TV OUT, ONLINE OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA
Radiation nightmare
FUKUSHIMA, Japan » Workers in rubber boots chip at the frozen ground, scraping until they've removed the top two inches of radioactive soil from the yard of a single home. Total amount of waste gathered: roughly 60 tons. Story »
On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami struck Japan. It left nearly 20,000 people killed or missing, and many more lost their homes and livelihoods. The ensuing nuclear disaster in Fukushima compounded the tragedy. Story »

One Year Later: Rebuilding Japan
March 11, 2011, was yet another meaningful event in my lifetime. It will constantly remind me of how precious life really is, and how Mother Nature can change your world overnight.  Story »

A year after the disaster that killed around 19,000 people, these photos are a collection from the onslaught and aftermath of the Japan earthquake, tsunami and nuclear fallout of 2011.
» Japan: Then & Now
» Japan: A Year Later
» Japan: Minamisanriku
» Japan: Fukushima and Tokyo
» Japan: Cleanup
» Japan: Search continues in Rikuzentakata
» Japan: Miyagi Prefecture
» Japan: Prayers of Love

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