Outcry from Fukushima City: "No More Decontamination, We Need Evacuation!"


  • Outcry from Fukushima City: "No More Decontamination, We Need Evacuation!"

    This video clip is from a morning TV news program "Morning Bird" aired on TV Asahi on November 17, 2011. It shows the outcries from the residents in Watari District of Fukushima City.

    Fukushima City in Fukushima Prefecture is outside the official evacuation zones but known as a high radiation area. Watari District is one of the highest radiation districts within Fukushima City, with hot spots as high as 60 microsievert/h at 1cm above the ground. Still, the City has pushed for decontaminating the district instead of evacuating the residents, though "Specific evacuation-recommended spots" have already been designated in a few other cities such as Date City and Minami Soma City.

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    Source: tokyobrowntabby