Frank Robichon / European Pressphotos Agency
June 1, 2012
Setsudo Miura, priest at Natori's Koan-ji temple, offers prayers for the victims killed by the 2011 tsunami at a makeshift altar in tsunami-devastated Yuriage district, Natori, Japan, on Sunday. The magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami in the northeastern part of the country, which triggered the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster, the world's worst nuclear disaster since the 1986 Chernobyl accident in Ukraine. More than 19,000 people died or went missing in the twin natural disasters, which also destroyed more than 370,000 houses.