March 11 Tohoku Six Month Anniversary

Minamisanriku, Japan – A masked worker stands in front of a mountain of debris and rubble as the recovery and reconstruction progress goes on in Minamisanriku, Miyagi, some 395km northeast of Tokyo, on September 8, 2011. September 11 marks six months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the northeast region of Japan. The death toll reaches over 15,000 with more than 4,500 people still missing according to the National Police Agency. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)