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A house destroyed by the 2011 earthquake.
A house destroyed by the 2011 earthquake.

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Remembering Japan's 2011 earthquake disaster

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, leaving around 20,000 people dead or missing and causing hundreds of billions of dollars in damages. Five years on, the country is still dealing with the aftermath.

Remembering Japan's 2011 earthquake disaster

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, leaving around 20,000 people dead or missing and causing hundreds of billions of dollars in damages. Five years on, the country is still dealing with the aftermath. READ: Fukushima -- Five years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster