Screen grabs from Japan's NHK broadcaster shows a Japanese military helicopter dumping water onto reactor Number Three at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant on March 17, 2011.
Reporter Doualy Xaykaothao in Fukushima Prefecture
A woman sits in an evacuation center in Fukushima prefecture, where fears of radiation exposure have further complicated the lives of people whose cities were crippled by Friday's earthquake.
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An aerial view shows the devastated Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture on March 12, 2011. More than 1,000 people were feared dead after a monster tsunami unleashed by a massive quake which wreaked destruction across northeast Japan and triggered an emergency at a nuclear power plant.
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