The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A seawall is pictured at night in Yamada village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A seawall under construction is surrounded by scaffolding in Tanohata village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A woman walks on a road close to a seawall in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
Aketo seawall which was damaged in the 2011 tsunami is seen from a newly built seawall in Tanohata village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A fisherman watches waves hitting a seawall in Tanohata village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A man walks along a path on a seawall in Yamada village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
Vending machines stand in front of a seawall at Hirota Bay in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 4, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A high wave hits a seawall in Tanohata village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
Large bags containing construction materials are placed at a construction site to reinforce and extend an old seawall in Tanohata village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

The Wider Image: After tsunami, some Japanese are feeling walled-in
A seawall is illuminated at night in Yamada village, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon