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CAPTURED IMAGES FROM ‘SPRING IS YET TO COME – THE GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE: A YEAR LATER’

IMAGES CAPTURED FROM A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL

‘SPRING IS YET TO COME – THE GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE: A YEAR LATER’

 

 

 

‘If only there were no nuclear plants’

‘I can’t forgive [the government]. I absolutely cannot forgive [them].’

‘I absolutely cannot forgive [the government]. Even if I died, I won’t forgive [them].’

In the now deserted town of Minami-somachi, an old banner reads ‘Nuclear Power: The Energy To A Bright Future’

 

Bulletin board walls are covered with details of missing persons

 

Radioactive waste disposal is a mounting problem: bagging the waste off of contaminated land and placing it on a different spot is evidently not an effective way to eliminate radioactive material, workers of restoration projects say.
It merely transfers the same highly radioactive material onto a different area.

Children in primary schools are advised to stay indoors during breaks and PE classes

 Mums – often those who had to depart their homes and leave their working husbands – share their stories

Getting radiation checks are often quite costly and not funded by the government

‘Fishes from Aomori Prefecture (342km from Fukushima)’

‘Fishes from Hokkaido (595km from Fukushima)’

A map of radiation movement

‘We don’t need nuclear plants’

‘Against reactivation [of nuclear plants]! We don’t need nuclear plants!’

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