Devastating earthquake and tsunami left millions without water, electricity, homes or heat.
Racers from (L-R) the U.S., China, Britain and Canada compete in their mens 5000 metres semi-final at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Sheffield, northern England, March 12, 2011.
Residents talk on temporarily-installed public phones at a temporary information centre organised by the local government after communications are held up following the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, northeastern Japan March 13, 2011.
A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes on record slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away ships, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.
Slide: People stranded after Japan quake
Model Naomi Campbell presents a creation by U.S. designer Marc Jacobs as part of his Fall-Winter 2011/2012 women's ready-to-wear fashion collection for French fashion house Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week March 9, 2011.
Slide: Paris Fashion Week