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Fukushima residents to sue state for lack of aid

via NHK World / Aug. 20, 2013 / Residents of Fukushima Prefecture, home to the crippled nuclear power plant, will sue the central government for negligence in providing assistance one year after the enactment of a relevant law. The law enacted in June last year mandates medical, housing and ot ...

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Fukushima victims required to pay back TEPCO compensation

via ABC Australia / February 19, 2013 / Nearly two years after the meltdowns at Fukushima a report by Greenpeace has revealed companies that helped design and build the reactors are not required to pay any compensation and are in fact profiting from the disaster. Meanwhile, AM has learned that ...

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Nuclear accident settlement procedure slow

via NHK World / September 1, 2012 / Saturday marks one year since a government arbitration body began accepting damages files from victims of last year's nuclear accident. However, arbitration officials say only one seventh of the filed damages cases have reached legal settlements in the past ...

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Entry ban lifted in a town in Fukushima

via NHK / August 10, 2012 / The Japanese government has lifted its entry ban on part of a town in Fukushima Prefecture that had high levels of radiation caused by the nuclear accident last year. But some residents are protesting the move. Residents in that area of the town of Naraha started ...

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TEPCO may start lump-sum compensation in August

The Yomiuri Shimbun / July 26, 2012 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. has introduced new compensation criteria for victims who own houses or housing lots in areas evacuated due to the crisis at the utility's Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, and announced some compensation payments will be paid as ...

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Japanese govt approves Tepco bailout plan (Video)

via EuroNews: Related: 8000 Japanese Yen from each person in Japan to support Tepco - Fukushima-Diary.com

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by David McNeill / Japan Focus / October 25, 2011 / In autumn last year, Shoji Katsuzo (75) was quietly farming rice, vegetables and a small herd of cattle in the picturesque village of Iitate. Today, he lives in a two-room temporary house 35 kilometers away with his wife Fumi (73).  His herd ...

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