Fukushima Worker: Some people not being given food, have no place to go — “We can work only momentarily… It can’t progress… we always need new workers” (AUDIO)

Published: October 10th, 2012 at 2:33 am ET
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Oct. 5, 2012 report on Fukushima Daiichi workers from Japanese radio program Hodo suru translated by Fukushima Diary:

Because the radiation dose is too high, we can work only momentarily.

When contaminated water is leaking, we have to use remote controlling robots [...]

We can’t work for longer than 20 ~ 30 minutes. We need more workers.

It can’t progress. Because we always need new workers, it goes really slow.

[...]

Because some of the subcontract companies can no longer provide the workers with accommodation and food, those workers are having to leave Fukushima, but they have no place to go back.

They were told that it’s going to be a long term job, they quit the contract of their apartments.

When they have family, they have home but can no longer support their family.

Full Japanese broadcast here

Published: October 10th, 2012 at 2:33 am ET
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