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March 9, Rikuzentakata, Japan - Nearly two years have passed only trucks and heavy machines move in this seaside community of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, on March 8. Much of the community located deep inside an estuary by the Pacific Ocean was wiped out when the Magnitude 9.0 earthquake and ensuing mounds of tsunami struck the nation's northeast region, leaving more than 15,000 people dead and ravaging wide swaths of coastal towns and villages two years ago on March 11.  (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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Japan two years after earthquake and radiation leaking in 2011

March 9, Rikuzentakata, Japan - Nearly two years have passed only trucks and heavy machines move in this seaside community of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, on March 8. Much of the community located deep inside an estuary by the Pacific Ocean was wiped out when the Magnitude 9.0 earthquake and ensuing mounds of tsunami struck the nation's northeast region, leaving more than 15,000 people dead and ravaging wide swaths of coastal towns and villages two years ago on March 11. (Photo by...
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From gallery: Japan two years after earthquake and radiation leaking in 2011
Photographer: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
Source: AFLO
Date 9 Mar 2013
Location: Iwate Japan
Credit: Natsuki Sakai/AFLO
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