Today marks the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed nearly 20,000 people in Japan.
Much of the coastline is still desolate as the country struggles to rebuild.
Many people who lived near the Fukushima nuclear plant are still living in temporary shelters after they were forced to flee their homes when radiation started leaking from the plant.
Those who survived the disaster are still in anguish.
Japan's prime minister is promising to speed up the recovery process - including rebuilding.
The government is also taking steps to prepare people for future disasters.