Residents in northwestern Japan continue to struggle nearly a week after two natural disasters hit their country.
Meanwhile, international organisations are helping Japan mobilise a massive relief effort.
More than 5,600 people are confirmed dead and almost half a million have been displaced.
And as survivors search for their loved ones, it is clear the country was not prepared for a disaster of this magnitude.
Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Taro.
Source: Al Jazeera