Grief and Anger in Fukushima Archive

  • Three months after the nuclear disaster struck Fukushima Prefecture, residents of areas near the crippled nuclear power station remain evacuees. Fuke Yasunobu, managing director of Fukushima Broadcasting, says that the time has come to seriously ponder the challenges the prefecture faces as it travels the steep road toward recovery.

    At the Three-Month Point: Doubts About the Future

    Three months after the nuclear disaster struck Fukushima Prefecture, residents of areas near the crippled nuclear power station remain evacuees. Fuke Yasunobu, managing director of Fukushima Broadcasting, says that the time has come to seriously ponder the challenges the prefecture faces as it travels the steep road toward recovery.

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  • Recently, the leaders of Japan, China, and South Korea visited an evacuation center in Fukushima and insisted the situation in the prefecture was under control. But it will take more than optimistic words to appease the concerns of the local people and restore their sense of hope, says Fuke Yasunobu, managing director of Fukushima Broadcasting.

    No More Complacent PR: Time for Concrete Reconstruction Plans

    Recently, the leaders of Japan, China, and South Korea visited an evacuation center in Fukushima and insisted the situation in the prefecture was under control. But it will take more than optimistic words to appease the concerns of the local people and restore their sense of hope, says Fuke Yasunobu, managing director of Fukushima Broadcasting.

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  • In the wake of the nuclear disaster, tourists are avoiding Fukushima Prefecture and consumers are reluctant to buy its agricultural products. Fuke Yasunobu, managing director of Fukushima Broadcasting, rejects the view that blames the prefecture’s dilemma on false rumors, and emphasizes how the government’s careless response has exacerbated the problem.

    False Rumors Not the True Culprit

    In the wake of the nuclear disaster, tourists are avoiding Fukushima Prefecture and consumers are reluctant to buy its agricultural products. Fuke Yasunobu, managing director of Fukushima Broadcasting, rejects the view that blames the prefecture’s dilemma on false rumors, and emphasizes how the government’s careless response has exacerbated the problem.

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