Health Effects of Radiation:
5 Themes


Here, we introduce information about changes in the Areas under Evacuation Orders, the current state of radiation doses, and health-related information for use by people considering a return to or migration to the region.

Living Relationship Diagram

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Removal of the designation as Areas under Evacuation Orders

As initiatives for reconstruction such as decontamination, infrastructure rebuilding, and restoration of lifestyle foundations implemented by national and local government have progressed, evacuation orders have been gradually lifted since 2014. This section will summarize the details of this process and also touch on the requirements for lifting evacuation orders.

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Regional ambient dose rates

Radiation monitoring continues in areas around TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi NPS. Information about the state of radiation monitoring, methods for measurement of ambient dose rate, and measuring instruments is presented here.

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Various monitoring results

We introduce a variety of monitoring surveys carried out in connection to the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi NPS. We also explain the movements of released radioactive materials within the environment.

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Effects on health

This is a summary of the radiation exposure in daily life.

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