Category: Fukushima Daiichi Evacuees

Long-term Evacuation 10 Years After the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Results of a Nationwide Survey of Nuclear Accident Evacuees

By Saito Yoko, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Institute of Disaster Area Revitalization, Regrowth and Governance, Kwansei Gakuin University Introduction The number of evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture due to the accident at the Tokyo...

CNIC Statement: With no decontamination, evacuation orders in radioactive areas of Fukushima should not be lifted

CNIC Statement 22 June, 2020 The Asahi newspaper reported on June 3 that the Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, the Environment Ministry and the Reconstruction Agency are investigating ways that evacuation orders, which...

Who’s Who: Ito Nobuyoshi — a “measuring fanatic,” residing in Iitate, Fukushima, a village severely affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster

By Suzuki Yuzuru (Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo; Director of the Takagi Fund for Citizen Science) “Did I do something wrong?” Ito Nobuyoshi often says. It is an expression of anger as...