Evacuation of residents, No-Go Zone - Japan



Japan 2011


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Residents going back home to take their belongings, Tomioka, Fukushima Exclusion Zone, Japan
At the time of the evacuation the inhabitants fled from the radioactive cloud and must leave everything. 134.000 people have been forced to evacuate. Once a month, residents of the evacuated towns have special permission from the authorities to return to their homes to check that everything is in place and takes their personal belongings. A recent survey done among the evacuees has determined that 80% of the people was absolutely not aware of what was going on and had no information on the type of protection to be taken.


From the story "Fukushima No-Go Zone", Japan, 2011-2012

Evacuation of residents, No-Go Zone


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