Photographer Jérémie Souteyrat has spent the last six months documenting life in Japan since the March 11, 2011, tsunami that devastated the Fukushima region. His photographs capture the struggles and resilience of the region’s citizens, who now check food for radiation.
Absorbing Toxic Waste
Citizens plant sunflowers to absorb radioactive substances.
No Place to Go
Even though shelters are empty, some children chose not to return to their old schools.
Wake of Destruction
While most of the major roads and towns have been cleared of debris, few people are returning.
Shelters that housed thousands are largely empty or deserted.
The Invisible Impact
Locals continue to worry about the impact of contaminated soil on crops.