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Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on

Sunday marks the six-month anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed tens of thousands. The repairs are ongoing.
Sep 9th 2011, 11:50 AM 1,290 3

MUCH OF THE WORLD’S attention on Sunday will be focussed on the United States, for the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, but Sunday also marks another sombre remembrance – the six-month anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

But while the earthquake continues to take its toll on the Japanese economy – with the economy shrinking in the second quarter of 2011 as a result of the impact – the recovery effort is continuing apace, and with remarkable progress.

Here, via Japan’s Kyodo news agency, is a selection of photos showing the damage caused by the tsunami – and how the repairs are progressing at an incredible pace.

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