34% say they still want to escape from Fukushima City — Survey results are “very severe” says gov’t official, “We need to take some measures”

Published: September 16th, 2012 at 6:44 pm ET
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Sept 15, 2012 report in Asahi Shinbun with summary translation by Fukushima Diary:

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In May, Fukushima City government sent questionnaires to 5,000 people of over 20 years old living in Fukushima City and to 500 people who [have already] evacuated out of Fukushima City.

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The result showed 34% of them answered “They want to evacuate even now”.

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Among people who evacuated to out of Fukushima City [...] 55% of them answered “They want to come back to Fukushima City.”

The city government staff comments, “The result is very severe. We need to take some measures.”

Asahi Translation via Google: City survey 34% “I want to escape still” civil Fukushima

Believes that the results of the survey conducted by the Fukushima citizen consciousness, fear of radioactivity TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident, 34% of people and “I want to escape even now,” came out. I showed the intention to nearly half of those who fled to return code is not already. I’m talking about the person in charge of the city, “There is a need to take action. Consequence very tough.”

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Published: September 16th, 2012 at 6:44 pm ET
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