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Fukushima Evacuees to Return in Two Years

The Reconstruction Agency said Tuesday it will aim to allow evacuees to return in two years to zones in Fukushima Prefecture where preparations are under way for lifting emergency off-limits orders.

The agency specified the goal in a grand plan for 12 municipalities where evacuation zones were designated due to radioactive fallout from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.

Source: Japan Times. Read full article. (link)

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