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Last Updated: Tuesday March 22 2011 08:14 GMT

PICTURES: Japan earthquake recovery

Refugees in Kesennuma

The earthquake and tsunami on 11 March changed the lives of thousands of people in Japan. More than 350,000 people are still homeless and living in emergency shelters.

Earthquake survivors in Ishinomaki

And the death toll continues to rise. More than 9,000 people are thought to have died, and a further 12,000 are missing.

Old woman carries water in Ofunato

Many people are having to cope without basic necessities. About 900,000 households do not have any running water.

Child is tested for radiation

And the country is still struggling to control the leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was damaged in the quake.

Aid is stockpiled in Japan

Some aid from foreign countries has started to arrive - but it will be a long time before everything is back to normal.