Japan Crisis Begins To Stabilise After Quake Disaster

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A man watches the destroyed Miyako city center from a breakwater on... News Photo2011 Tohoku Earthquake And Tsunami,Adult,Crisis,Destruction,Earthquake,Emergencies and Disasters,Groyne,Horizontal,Iwate Prefecture,Japan,Men,Miyako,Ruined,WatchingPhotographer Collection: Sankei 2011 SankeiMIYAKO, JAPAN - MARCH 26: (JAPANESE NEWSPAPERS OUT) A man watches the destroyed Miyako city center from a breakwater on March 26, 2011 in Miyako, Iwate, Japan. The 9.0 magnitude strong earthquake struck offshore on March 11 at 2:46pm local time, triggering a tsunami wave of up to ten metres that engulfed large parts of north-eastern Japan, and also damaging the Fukushima nuclear plant and threatening a nuclear catastrophe. The death toll continues to rise with numbers of dead and missing exceeding 20,000 in a tragedy not seen since World War II in Japan. (Photo by Sankei via Getty Images)