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» 2 years passed, still more than 150,000 Fukushima residents are displaced

Though 2 years has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the nuclear accident of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, 154,148 Fukushima residents are still displaced, with 57,135 outside the prefecture and 97,013 within. The slow pace of decontamination work by the government reduces chance of returning of the residents.

In the three hardest hit prefecture by the triple disaster, damaged facilities such as schools has not been rebuild.


Media Reports

Residents failed by fitful rebuilding-Slow pace of decontamination choking Fukushima (Japan Times)

School Rebuilding on hold 2yrs later (Daily Yomiuri)

Radioactive decontamination work far behind schedule in Fukushima

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