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» Long stay program started at Miyakoji, though not many return

The long term stay program has started since August 1st 2013 at the evacuation zone in Tamura city.

At Miyakoji district, which had been reorganized as a “zone preparing for the evacuation order to be lifted” since April 2012, the residents will be allowed to remain in their homes for three months from August through October.

But not many residents are coming back to their place so far. Among the 380 residents of 121 households in the district, 112 residents of 28 households applied for long-term stays by July 31. Of them, 82 residents of 22 households returned to their homes on Aug. 1.


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Residents of Fukushima district allowed home, but few opt to return (Mainichi Newspaper)
Long-stay program starts for Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees(Asahi Newspaper)


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