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Hope Fading for Fukushima Refugees (Video)

via RT.com / Dcember 11, 2013 / Over two years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated areas in and around the Japanese city of Fukushima, many residents have been left to live in impromptu residential camps with no hope of returning to their previous ways of life. The March 2011 tsu ...

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215,000 hit by disaster still live away from home

via NHK World / Sep 11, 2013 / More than 215,000 people are still living away from home in 3 Japanese prefectures 2-and-a-half years after the March 11 disaster. On this day 30 months ago, a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan. The National Police Agency says 15,883 ...

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Alone in the Zone

via YouTube / March 10, 2013 / Surviving solo in the Fukushima evacuation zone. For English subtitles, click "CC" button at the bottom of the video player. Two years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown, and the resulting 20KM evacuation zone was en ...

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Atomic divorce: Fukushima disaster survivors suffering marital discord

by Ida Torres / via The Japan Daily Press / February 25, 2013 / Almost two years have passed since the gigantic earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan that killed nearly 20,000 people and caused the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. And after these 24 months, the Fukushima nu ...

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Fukushima: Fallout of fear

by Geoff Brumfiel / via Nature.com / January 16, 2013 / In the immediate aftermath of the nuclear accident, public-health experts worried about the possible risk from radiation. Subsequent analyses have shown that the prompt, if frantic, evacuation of areas around the reactors probably limited ...

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Fukushima’s Returning Residents

via GreenPeaceVideo As the Japanese government is allowing residents to return, environmental organisation Greenpeace continues to monitor radiation levels in the nuclear disaster stricken area of Fukushima.

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Red Cross labels Fukushima evacuations humanitarian crisis

Evacuees from Okuma, a town near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, arrive at an inn in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, on April 3, 2011, weeks after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. (Asahi Shimbun file photo) by Hiroyuki Maegawa / via The Asahi Shimbun / Octob ...

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