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Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami

Disaster-hit country still struggles to clear massive debris as rainy season looms

Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Police officers watch as heavy machinery is operated to remove the debris in front of the destroyed house on June 12, 2011 in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Debris is scattered on June 12, 2011 in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
A classroom, shared by seven families and two high school students as a shelter, is seen at Ando Elementary School used as an evacuation center on June 12, 2011 in Otsuchi, Iwate (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
A man picks up donated clothes during an event organized by volunteers on June 12, 2011 in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Children pick up donated stationery during an event organized by volunteers on June 12, 2011 in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Piles of debris from collapsed houses and buildings are seen on June 11, 2011 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi, Japan (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
A worker walks through debris as heavy machinery is operated on June 11, 2011 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
The Japanese government has been struggling to deal with the earthquake and tsunami as well as the troubled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Local fishermen rest as they clear debris on June 11, 2011 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Fears of a viral disease outbreak are mounting due to the upcoming humid rainy season and delays in debris clearing. (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Local fishermen clear debris on June 11, 2011 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi (Getty Images)
Japan marks three months since killer quake, tsunami
Local fishermen clear debris on June 11, 2011 in Minamisanriku, Miyagi, Japan (Getty Images)