The recent natural disaster in Japan have destroyed thousands of houses, killed over 10, 000 people and left thousands of people missing. Survivors of the earthquake and tsunami are now facing multiple difficulties to build a new life. The death of family’s members and close friends is definitely a miserable thing for adults. However, anyway adults can overcome this sorrow easilier than children who are in these situations. Instead of a peaceful childhood, thousands of children in the earthquake-hit areas in Japan have to live in shelters for evacuees. These little survivors were left without water, electricity, fuel or enough food.
A miserable woman takes care of her three children at a shelter for earthquake-affected people in Sendai, Japan
Yuki Yamazaki, 3 years old, reunited with his mother for the first time in four days at a shelter for evacuees
A four-month-old baby is reunited with her father after three days of the disaster. The little baby was found crying in the debris.
Young children are playing card at a shelter for evacuees.
Neena Sasaki, five years old, carries some belongings left from her destroyed house.
A little boy reads a newspaper which talks about the massive earthquake at a shelter for evacuees in the town of Minamisoma in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Two young schoolboys prepare to hug each other after realizing that both of them are safe at a school in the northeast of Japan.
A young mother looks at her baby who was born on March 2 at a shelter in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Radiation tests are carried out on children who were evacuated from the area near Fukushima.
A pitiful boy waits for boiled water to cook instant noodle outside a shelter in Sendai, in Miyagi prefecture, Japan