This photo shows the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant situated in Naraha and Tomioka towns, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Feb. 26, 2021.

‘The Journey Itself Home’: Reflections on moving forward after devastation in Japan

Artists collected thoughts from people who lived through the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that hit Japan 10 years ago.

A man is shown throwing a piece of wood from the ruins of a house in in Palu, Indonesia.

Indonesia’s double disaster exposes earthquake lessons not learned

a ship and other debris on a beach in indonesia after a tsunami

Why Indonesia’s tsunamis are so deadly

A woman wearing a head covering looks out on the ocean after a tsunami in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island..

Indonesia steps up hunt for survivors as quake toll passes 1,200

a woman and her child

Death toll from Indonesian quake reaches 832, is expected to climb


Japan erects barriers to the sea, leaving some uneasy


Many residents initially welcomed the idea of the walls but have become more critical over time.

The coastal Japanese city of Ishinomaki, before the Tsunami... and today.

In search of an owner… our reporter tracks down a Japanese diver nearly devastated by the 2011 tsunami


Japanese divemaster Ryohei Tokumasu lost friends and almost all his possessions in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. He’s spent the past four years trying to help others recover what’s important to them.

A house and vehicles damaged by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, as seen in Ishinomaki, northern Japan.

A decade after Katrina, one researcher looks for global lessons in its aftermath


There’s a big difference between an earthquake and a hurricane. But both of them unleash the same kinds of devastation, says researcher Malka Older.

Row of cherry blossom trees

The 99,000 cherry trees Japan to salve the sorrow of a tsunami


To mark the fourth anniversary of the 2011 disaster, cherry trees are being planted on a hill overlooking the city.

Ishinomaki, Japan following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Marco Werman: The tiny item I kept amid a sea of destruction


Before me, ships were tossed ashore from Japan’s 2011 tsunami. Homes flattened. What was this tiny rubber stamp doing at my feet? Who did it belong to?