Japan reopens town 8 years after Nuclear Disaster
Japan authorities have allowed residents to get back to Fukushima town which had been under strict evacuation orders since the 2011, aftermath of tsunami waves triggered by an earthquake flooded 3 reactors in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, causing the nearby towns of Futaba and Okuma to be covered in a haze of radiation. As if for now radiation levels in Okuma’s Ogawara and Chuyashiki districts, about 40% of the town, are low enough for humans to return.
Topics: Fukushima • Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster • Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant • Fukushima Prefecture • Geography of Japan • Investigations into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster • Prefectures of Japan
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