Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami: Moving Images of Survivors

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After the massive earthquake and tsunami devastated the cost of eastern Japan, many people have to live without shelter, food, running water or power. They are facing the most terrible moments in their lives. There are also many people who were exposed to radiation after the Fukushima reactor blast. During this time, we can see the images of Japanese unfortunate residents share vital needs to survive. These days, members of the armed forces and rescue workers are trying to find and help survivors escape from the wreckage of ruined houses and overcome the earthquake aftermath. The photos below show you the moving images of survivors of the Japanese tsunami.


A man comforts a woman when she cries in front of her devastated home in the town of Watari in Miyagi prefecture.

A man comforts a woman when she cries in front of her devastated home in the town of Watari in Miyagi prefecture.


Self Defence soldiers search for unlucky victims around a ship that was swept away by the deadly tsunami in Higashimatsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan

Self Defence soldiers search for unlucky victims around a ship that was swept away by the deadly tsunami in Higashimatsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan


A man holding a baby evacuate to higher place after the powerful tsunami hit Higashimatsuyshima, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan

A man holding a baby evacuates to higher place after the powerful tsunami hit Higashimatsuyshima, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan


People line up to receive kerosene in Hitachi, Japan

People line up to receive kerosene in Hitachi, Japan


Rescue workers are trying to find bodies from the wreckage of ruined houses in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan.

Rescue workers are trying to find bodies from the wreckage of ruined houses in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan.


Survivors gather around a fire in a makeshift camp near Ishinomaki, northern Japan.

Survivors gather around a fire in a makeshift camp near Ishinomaki, northern Japan.


Rescue workers are helping to free a woman from the wreckage in Natori city.

Rescue workers are helping to free a woman from the wreckage in Natori city.


A Self Defence soldier happily smiles when he holds a four-month-old baby who survived the disaster in Miyagi prefecture.

A Self Defence soldier happily smiles when he holds a four-month-old baby who survived after the disaster in Miyagi prefecture.


A woman holding her pet dog and belongings are on the way to go to another place after her house was devastated.

A woman holding her pet dog and belongings are on the way to go to another place after her house was devastated.


A mother talks to her daughter who has been isolated after being exposed to radiation from the Fukushima reactor blast.

A mother talks to her daughter who has been isolated after being exposed to radiation from the Fukushima reactor blast.


Residents spend time together at an evacuation center in Rikuzentakata

Residents spend time together at an evacuation center in Rikuzentakata


A man who was trapped in a car on the second floor of a house in Ishimaki is rescued by members of Self-Defense Force.

A man who was trapped in a car on the second floor of a house in Ishimaki is rescued by members of Self-Defense Force.

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/03/15
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