Photographer Kim Kyung-Hoon has returned to the affected areas to take a series of haunting images five months after the wave claimed the lives of 20,000 people.
They show the massive clearance operation that has already taken place. Much of the rubbish that was left behind by the retreating waters has now disappeared from the streets, but so too has life.
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God help these people, they still have far to go. What they've accomplished to date, however, is impressive.
I'm your original "let's GO! let's clean this mess up!" and I would not have know where the hell to even start.