Japan quake: Before and after devastation

Japan's massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami killed thousands (with the death toll still rising) and left millions more lacking in basic necessities. Below is a bird's-eye view of some of the affected areas. Scroll over the photos to get before and after views of the devastation:

Special report: Disaster in Japan

Fukushima nuclear power plant



Haranomachi



Ishinomaki



Haronomachi



Kashima



Kashimaku



Oshika peninsula



Oshika peninsula



Sendai airport



Sendai



Sendai



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