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In 2012, NAKA Dance Theater 's Jose Navarrete and and Debby Kajiyama travelled to Tohoku, Japan, to volunteer after the devastating tsunami.
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People pray for victims of March 11 massive earthquake and tsunami atthe former disaster control centre in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 9, 2014 two days before the third anniversary of March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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Decontamination time: U.S. Navy crews mop up the flight deck to remove radioactive substances from USS Ronald Reagan on March 23, 2011, off the coast of Tohoku, after the aircraft carrier's forces spent 10 days helping with rescue and aid missions in the wake of the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami.
A child walks past a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.162 microsievert per hour, at a square in front of Koriyama Station in Koriyama, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture March 1, 2014.
Three years on from the tsunami and nuclear catastrophe that devastated Minamisoma, many young people have fled, making it harder to rebuild Buyers inspect billfish meat ahead of an auction at the fish market in Kesennuma City, Miyagi prefecture, part of the Tohoku region devastated by the tsunami.Photo: Bloomberg For Tokyoki Matsuno, a lifetime as ... (more)
Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside -- fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives.
The government appears eager to declare progress in recovery efforts along Japan's devastated northeastern coast, but anyone visiting the tsunami-hit region must wonder what constitutes progress in officials' eyes.
After the earthquake and tsunami, an SH-60B helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flew over the city of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors.
The "next generation of entertainment" from Japan is set to arrive at Harris Center for the Arts as SIRO-A, a six-member strong performance group from Sendai, Japan make their North America debut on the West Coast.
Tokyo, Mar 4, 2014 - - Michisaki, a farming corporation located in Gamo in the district of Miyagino in Sendai City, today held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of a large-scale hydroponics facility in the area.
Hundreds rallied in Tokyo on Saturday to protest at Japanese prosecutors' decision to drop charges over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, with no one yet punished nearly three years after the "man-made" disaster.