The Terrible Dilemma For Residents Of The Tamura City Region, Japan

The Tamura City region of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan lies largely within the 20 km evacuation zone for the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The Japanese government plans to lift the evacuation order soon and encourage residents to return. Between October 1 and 5, 2013, Greenpeace radiation experts checked the radiation levels in the Tamura City region.

Black bags filled with radioactive soil and grass-the waste from decontamination. These bags were left in front of a house in Tamura City.

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