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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Damage

TAKIHANA, Japan (March 13, 2011) An aerial view of tsunami damage in an area north of Sendai, Japan, taken from a U.S. Navy helicopter assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is off the coast of Japan rendering humanitarian assistance and disaster relief following an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord/ Released)

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Damage

A woman combs through the debris in Ofunato, Japan, March 21, 2011. U.S. Marines assigned to the III Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) deployed a humanitarian assistance survey team to assess the damage to the Ofunato port and bridge. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Leo Salinas

Debris, rubble and damaged vehicles line the streets for several blocks in the fishing town of Ofunato, Japan, March 15, 2011, following an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. Teams from the United States, United Kingdom and China are assisting in searching for missing residents. U.S. Navy photo

An aerial view shows damage to Wakuya, Japan, March 15, 2011, after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami devastated the area. Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group are conducting search and rescue operations and re-supply missions to support Operation Tomodachi throughout northern Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexander Tidd

tug boat rests upright among the debris in Ofunato, Japan, March 15, 2011. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew M. Bradley

An aerial view of debris from an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck northern Japan. The debris was inspected by a helicopter-based search and rescue team from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group are searching for survivors in the coastal waters near Sendai, Japan.U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan McCord

A Japanese home is visually inspected by a helicopter-based Search and Rescue team from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, as the home floats adrift miles from the coast of Japan two days after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Strike Group are currently rendering humanitarian assistance off the coast of Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan McCord

Debris covers Ofunato, Japan, March 15, 2011, during a search and recovery mission for tsunami victims. Members of the Los Angeles County, Calif., Search and Rescue Team, Task Force 2 responded after an earthquake off the coast of Japan March 11 triggered a tsunami that affected the island nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel St. Pierre/Released)

MURA, Japan (March 22, 2011) An aerial view of Oshima-Mura, Japan, 11 days after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group are operating off the coast of Japan providing humanitarian assistance as directed in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord/Released)

SUKUISO, Japan (March 18, 2011) An aerial view of damage to Sukuiso, Japan, a week after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the area. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord/Released)

WAKUYA, Japan (March 15, 2011) An aerial view of damage to Wakuya, Japan after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the area in northern Japan. Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group are conducting search and rescue operations and re-supply missions as directed in support of Operation Tomodachi throughout northern Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd/Released)

OFUNATO, Japan (March 15, 2011) A fishing boat is among debris in Ofunato, Japan, following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Matthew M. Bradley/Released)