Japan Earthquake

Japan earthquake: Photos of the devastation and recovery efforts

Slide show: Rescue workers from around the world help pick up the pieces from the earthquake and tsunami

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    AP/Kyodo News

    The search for survivors

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    AP/Itsuo Inouye

    U.S. rescue effort

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    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force searches for victims

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    Ship stranded by tsunami in Japan

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    AP/Wally Santana

    Shoes of earthquake and tsunami evacuees

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    AP/Shizuo Kambayashi

    Empty convenience store shelves

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    AP/U.S. Navy, Dylan McCord

    Japanese home adrift at sea

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    AP/David Guttenfelder

    Couple rests along a highway

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    AP/David Guttenfelder

    Rescue teams remove bodies from rubble

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    AP/David Guttenfelder

    Survivor walks through destroyed village

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    AP/David Guttenfelder

    The former village of Saito

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    AP/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroto Sekiguchi

    A father flees for safety

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    Fujitsuka in Sendai in 2008

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    Fujitsuka in Sendai after tsunami

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    Yuriage in Natori in 2008

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    Yuriage in Natori after tsunami

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    Yuriage in Natori in 2008

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    Yuriage in Natori after tsunami

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    AP/Mark Baker

    Photo in the remains of a house

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    Young residents among the debris

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    AP/Wally Santana

    Screening for radiation contamination

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    Father and child screened for radiation contamination

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    AP/The Yomiuri Shimbun

    Cars perched atop destroyed buildings

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    AP/Mark Baker

    Clearing the debris

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    AP/Shizuo Kambayashi

    Truck dangles off pier

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    AP/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroaki Ohno

    Elderly man found alive amongst rubble

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    AP/Matt Dunham

    Surveying the damage