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  • March 14, 2011

    Japan: A Nation's Nightmare

    First it was the earthquake. Then the tsunami. Now Japan is facing the threat of nuclear meltdown. These images show not only the aftermath of the tragedy but also the island's struggle to deal with the death and despair.

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  • The debris of the destroyed Natori neighborhood of Sendai, Japan, on Sunday, March 13, 2011, that was hit hard by the tsunami in the aftermath of an 8.9 earthquake. Fires continue to burn in the neighborhood as civil servants are finally able to enter the area to search for victims. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

    The debris of the destroyed Natori neighborhood of Sendai, Japan, on Sunday, March 13, 2011, that was hit hard by the tsunami in the aftermath of an 8.9 earthquake. Fires continue to burn in the neighborhood as civil servants are finally able to enter the area to search for victims. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Photo Store

  • A Japanese couple stop to rest along a highway as they carry their belongings away form their destroyed village of Saito in northeastern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

    A Japanese couple stop to rest along a highway as they carry their belongings away form their destroyed village of Saito in northeastern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) Photo Store

  • Patients at a hospital wait to be evacuated without medicine and electricity in Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture (state) Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a strong earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasuhiro Takami)

    Patients at a hospital wait to be evacuated without medicine and electricity in Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture (state) Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a strong earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasuhiro Takami) Photo Store

  • A firefighter examines the damage of a house in Saito, Miyagi Prefecture, Monday, March 14, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    A firefighter examines the damage of a house in Saito, Miyagi Prefecture, Monday, March 14, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) Photo Store

  • In this photo taken Sunday, March 13, 2011, train rails bent by a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami get stuck by a bridge in Otsuchicho town, northern Japan, two days after the earthquake hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasuhiro Takami)

    In this photo taken Sunday, March 13, 2011, train rails bent by a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami get stuck by a bridge in Otsuchicho town, northern Japan, two days after the earthquake hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasuhiro Takami) Photo Store

  • Ships drifted by tsunami sit on the land near a port in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Saturday morning, March 12, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Ships drifted by tsunami sit on the land near a port in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Saturday morning, March 12, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • Self-Defense Force members carry the body of a victim in Kamaishi, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Daisuke Uragami)

    Self-Defense Force members carry the body of a victim in Kamaishi, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Daisuke Uragami) Photo Store

  • People line up to get kerosene in Hitachi in Ibaraki Prefecture (state) Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's northeast coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Kenichi Unaki)

    People line up to get kerosene in Hitachi in Ibaraki Prefecture (state) Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's northeast coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Kenichi Unaki) Photo Store

  • Minami Sanriku town is submerged after Friday's strong earthquake-triggered tsunami in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, Saturday, March 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Minami Sanriku town is submerged after Friday's strong earthquake-triggered tsunami in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, Saturday, March 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • CORRECTS SOURCE - In this photo taken Sunday, March 13, 2011, debris covers Otsuchicho town, northern Japan, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasuhiro Takami)

    CORRECTS SOURCE - In this photo taken Sunday, March 13, 2011, debris covers Otsuchicho town, northern Japan, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasuhiro Takami) Photo Store

  • A Japanese earthquake and tsunami survivor walks alone on a road past the destroyed village of Saito, in northeastern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

    A Japanese earthquake and tsunami survivor walks alone on a road past the destroyed village of Saito, in northeastern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) Photo Store

  • Rescue workers run through rubble to the higher place in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, upon hearing a tsunami warning Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Osamu Kanazawa)

    Rescue workers run through rubble to the higher place in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, upon hearing a tsunami warning Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Osamu Kanazawa) Photo Store

  • A ferry stranded on a building is seen in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun)

    A ferry stranded on a building is seen in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun) Photo Store

  • A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled village of Saito in northeastern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

    A Japanese rescue team member walks through the completely leveled village of Saito in northeastern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011. Rescue workers used chain saws and hand picks Monday to dig out bodies in Japan's devastated coastal towns, as Asia's richest nation faced a mounting humanitarian, nuclear and economic crisis in the aftermath of a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed thousands. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) Photo Store

  • Vessels float on oil spilled water in Fudai, Iwate, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroshi Adachi)

    Vessels float on oil spilled water in Fudai, Iwate, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroshi Adachi) Photo Store

  • People make their way through muddy urban area in Minami Sanriku, Miyagi, northern Japan Saturday, March 12, 2011 following Friday's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shiimbun, Miho Ikeya)

    People make their way through muddy urban area in Minami Sanriku, Miyagi, northern Japan Saturday, March 12, 2011 following Friday's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shiimbun, Miho Ikeya) Photo Store

  • Rescue members seek survivors in Rikuzentakata, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Masamine Kawaguchi)

    Rescue members seek survivors in Rikuzentakata, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Masamine Kawaguchi) Photo Store

  • In this photo taken Friday, March 11, 2011, an aerial view shows vehicles washed away by an earthquake triggered tsunami in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. The country's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Atsushi Taketazu)

    In this photo taken Friday, March 11, 2011, an aerial view shows vehicles washed away by an earthquake triggered tsunami in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. The country's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Atsushi Taketazu) Photo Store

  • The rubble caused by an earthquake and tsunami fill the landscape in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    The rubble caused by an earthquake and tsunami fill the landscape in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • A bridge under construction, left, and another one are damaged in Namegata, Ibaraki prefecture, a day after one of Japan's strongest earthquakes ever recorded hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    A bridge under construction, left, and another one are damaged in Namegata, Ibaraki prefecture, a day after one of Japan's strongest earthquakes ever recorded hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • Residents evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake, are checked for radiation contamination, Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    Residents evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake, are checked for radiation contamination, Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Photo Store

  • A woman holding her dog reacts after evacuating following a tsunami warning in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Daisuke Uragami)

    A woman holding her dog reacts after evacuating following a tsunami warning in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Daisuke Uragami) Photo Store

  • A tsunami survivor sits down in the rubble in Yamadamachi in Iwate Prefecture Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Takashi Ozaki)

    A tsunami survivor sits down in the rubble in Yamadamachi in Iwate Prefecture Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Takashi Ozaki) Photo Store

  • Upon hearing another tsunami warning, a father tries to flee for safety with his just reunited four-month-old baby girl who was spotted by Japan's Self-Defense Force member in the rubble of tsunami-torn Ishinomaki Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit northeast Japan. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroto Sekiguchi)

    Upon hearing another tsunami warning, a father tries to flee for safety with his just reunited four-month-old baby girl who was spotted by Japan's Self-Defense Force member in the rubble of tsunami-torn Ishinomaki Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit northeast Japan. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroto Sekiguchi) Photo Store

  • People evacuate to higher place after tsunami warning was issued in Higashimatsuyshima, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    People evacuate to higher place after tsunami warning was issued in Higashimatsuyshima, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • A man consoles a woman after she saw only the base of her house left in Noda village, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yoichi Hayashi)

    A man consoles a woman after she saw only the base of her house left in Noda village, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yoichi Hayashi) Photo Store

  • Cars of a train lie overturned in Shinchi town, Fukushima prefecture, Saturday, March 12, 2011 after being washed away by an earthquake-triggered tsunami. The powerful tsunami created by one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded swept away Japan's east coast Friday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Cars of a train lie overturned in Shinchi town, Fukushima prefecture, Saturday, March 12, 2011 after being washed away by an earthquake-triggered tsunami. The powerful tsunami created by one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded swept away Japan's east coast Friday. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • An unidentified mother watches her baby who was born on March 2 at a shelter in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Monday March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    An unidentified mother watches her baby who was born on March 2 at a shelter in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Monday March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • Self-Defense Force members inspects the devastated area before they use heavy machinery in Noda village, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yoichi Hayashi)

    Self-Defense Force members inspects the devastated area before they use heavy machinery in Noda village, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yoichi Hayashi) Photo Store

  • Rescuers conduct search operation amidst smoldering debris in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Miho Ikeya)

    Rescuers conduct search operation amidst smoldering debris in Kesennuma, northern Japan Monday, March 14, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Miho Ikeya) Photo Store

  • An elderly man is being carried by Self-Defense Force member in the tsunami-torn Natori city, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Saturday morning, March 12, 2011, one day after strong earthquakes hit the area. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasushi Kanno)

    An elderly man is being carried by Self-Defense Force member in the tsunami-torn Natori city, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Saturday morning, March 12, 2011, one day after strong earthquakes hit the area. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Yasushi Kanno) Photo Store

  • People evacuate from their houses in Tagajo near Sendai, northern Japan Sunday, March 13, 2011  after Friday's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    People evacuate from their houses in Tagajo near Sendai, northern Japan Sunday, March 13, 2011 after Friday's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) Photo Store

  • Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers urge an elderly woman to move to higher ground during a tsunami warning Monday, March 14, 2011, in the harbor of Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers urge an elderly woman to move to higher ground during a tsunami warning Monday, March 14, 2011, in the harbor of Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Photo Store

  • A ferry and other vessels get stuck at an intersection in Kesennuma, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Atsushi Taketazu)

    A ferry and other vessels get stuck at an intersection in Kesennuma, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Atsushi Taketazu) Photo Store

  • Residents evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake react during a check for radiation contamination, Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    Residents evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake react during a check for radiation contamination, Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Photo Store

  • People look at a truck that dangles on the edge of a pier in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit Japan's east coast. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    People look at a truck that dangles on the edge of a pier in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit Japan's east coast. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Photo Store

  • Relatives react as they reunite at each other at a shelter in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Monday March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Relatives react as they reunite at each other at a shelter in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Monday March 14, 2011, three days after northeastern coastal towns were devastated by an earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • The frame of a building is seen at a devastated area of Minamisanrikucho, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroaki Ono)

    The frame of a building is seen at a devastated area of Minamisanrikucho, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroaki Ono) Photo Store

  • A child evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake is checked for radiation exposure with other residents Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    A child evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake is checked for radiation exposure with other residents Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Photo Store

  • Wrecked ships, houses and debris float in the sea in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Sunday, March 13, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake hit its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

    Wrecked ships, houses and debris float in the sea in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Sunday, March 13, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake hit its eastern coast Friday. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye) Photo Store

  • A couple pass a ship at Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit Japan's east coast. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    A couple pass a ship at Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit Japan's east coast. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Photo Store

  • A bird flies in front of damaged buildings in Minamisanriku town, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroaki Ono)

    A bird flies in front of damaged buildings in Minamisanriku town, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroaki Ono) Photo Store

  • A man holds his baby as they are prepared to be scanned for levels of radiation in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011. Friday's quake and tsunami damaged two nuclear reactors at a power plant in the prefecture, and at least one of them appeared to be going through a partial meltdown, raising fears of a radiation leak. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

    A man holds his baby as they are prepared to be scanned for levels of radiation in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011. Friday's quake and tsunami damaged two nuclear reactors at a power plant in the prefecture, and at least one of them appeared to be going through a partial meltdown, raising fears of a radiation leak. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) Photo Store

  • City Center sits devastated by a strong earthquake and tsunami in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    City Center sits devastated by a strong earthquake and tsunami in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • A car sits on top of a small building in a destroyed neighborhood in Sendai, Japan, on Sunday, March 13, 2011 after it was washed into the area by the tsunami that hit northeastern Japan.  (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

    A car sits on top of a small building in a destroyed neighborhood in Sendai, Japan, on Sunday, March 13, 2011 after it was washed into the area by the tsunami that hit northeastern Japan. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) Photo Store

  • A woman reacts amidst debris caused by Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami, in Natori, northern Japan Sunday, March 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Asahi Shimbun, Toshiyuki Tsunenari)

    A woman reacts amidst debris caused by Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami, in Natori, northern Japan Sunday, March 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Asahi Shimbun, Toshiyuki Tsunenari) Photo Store

  • A family rests in a shelter in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. On top of the losses of family and friends along with property, evacuees in the area are now faced with the fears of radiation contamination from damaged nuclear facilities near by. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    A family rests in a shelter in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. On top of the losses of family and friends along with property, evacuees in the area are now faced with the fears of radiation contamination from damaged nuclear facilities near by. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Photo Store

  • The hand of a man killed, sits among concrete sea barriers Monday, March 14, 2011, in Toyoma, northern Japan, three days after a giant quake and tsunami struck the country's northeastern coast. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    The hand of a man killed, sits among concrete sea barriers Monday, March 14, 2011, in Toyoma, northern Japan, three days after a giant quake and tsunami struck the country's northeastern coast. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Photo Store

  • People walk through the rubble of destroyed buildings in Onagawa town, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Makoto Kondo)

    People walk through the rubble of destroyed buildings in Onagawa town, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Makoto Kondo) Photo Store

  • People walk a road between the rubble of destroyed buildings in Minamisanriku town, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tsuyoshi Matsumoto)

    People walk a road between the rubble of destroyed buildings in Minamisanriku town, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tsuyoshi Matsumoto) Photo Store

  • Rescue workers search for victims Monday, March 14, 2011, in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

    Rescue workers search for victims Monday, March 14, 2011, in Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, three days after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the country's north east coast. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Photo Store

  • Residents walk on the roof of a house as they carry out their belongings from their houses in Miyako, Iwate, northern Japan Sunday, March 13, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Tokyo Shimbun, Tadayuki Umezu)

    Residents walk on the roof of a house as they carry out their belongings from their houses in Miyako, Iwate, northern Japan Sunday, March 13, 2011 following Friday's massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami. (AP Photo/Tokyo Shimbun, Tadayuki Umezu) Photo Store

  • In this photo released by the Japanese Defense Agency, Hiromitsu Shinkawa waves to rescuers before being rescued to a Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer on Sunday March 13, 2011. When spotted, the 60-year-old man was floating off the coast of Fukushima's Futaba town on the roof of his house after being swept away in a tsunami. He was in good condition. (AP Photo/Defense Ministry)

    In this photo released by the Japanese Defense Agency, Hiromitsu Shinkawa waves to rescuers before being rescued to a Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer on Sunday March 13, 2011. When spotted, the 60-year-old man was floating off the coast of Fukushima's Futaba town on the roof of his house after being swept away in a tsunami. He was in good condition. (AP Photo/Defense Ministry) Photo Store

  • People walk on a tsunami-affected street in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    People walk on a tsunami-affected street in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • Elderly persons are helped to eat at an evacuation center in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Elderly persons are helped to eat at an evacuation center in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011, two days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • A woman looks for her father-in-law's

    A woman looks for her father-in-law's "ihai" spirit tablet, a placard to designate his seat in a house, in Ofunato, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011, three days after a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami hit the country's east coast. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Masamichi Genko) Photo Store

  • Soldiers of Japan Self Defense Forces rescue a tsunami victim from a flooded area in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Sunday, March 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Soldiers of Japan Self Defense Forces rescue a tsunami victim from a flooded area in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Sunday, March 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) Photo Store

  • Stand-alone photo shows a combination of two satellite images provided to the media on Sunday: Yuriage in Natori, Japan, is seen in 2008, at top, and after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami.  (Google Inc. via Bloomberg.)

    Stand-alone photo shows a combination of two satellite images provided to the media on Sunday: Yuriage in Natori, Japan, is seen in 2008, at top, and after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. (Google Inc. via Bloomberg.) Photo Store

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