Japanese authorities are preparing a plan for an evacuation of the population

Japanese authorities are preparing a plan for an evacuation of the inhabitants of towns and villages in the north-east of the island of Honshu, the most seriously affected by the strongest-ever earthquake magnitude 9.0, in other parts of the country.

As stated at a press conference Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, "such a plan being studied."
Currently in temporary evacuation center in the northeast located about 400 000 refugees, some of them — residents of areas near the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1".

In view of the deteriorating situation at the station before the authorities announced a mandatory evacuation zone within a radius of 20 km from the nuclear power plants, all living within a radius of 30 km were advised not to leave their homes.
The number of dead and missing from the strong earthquake and a powerful tsunami in Japan has exceeded 15,000 people, with 2.4 thousand injured, said police department.

Authorities are not yet able to communicate with thousands of people living in coastal areas. According to recent reports, the disaster destroyed 100,000 homes. 6.3 thousand of them completely destroyed. 850,000 homes in the northeast are still without electricity.

 

IAEA calls for more information from Japan

Japanese authorities have to maintain a close contact with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in light of the crisis situation in a number of nuclear power plants, in particular, nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". This was stated by the IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, in a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto.

During a visit to Tokyo, the head of the IAEA expects to receive additional information about the emergency situation at the nuclear power plant that occurred in Japan after the incident on March 11 catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
On the eve of the foreign media reported that the real scale of the accident at the "Fukushima-1" is still not known. Several publications blame station operator — Tokyo company Tokyo Electric Power.

 
The third reactor "Fukushima-1" 50 tons of water flooded


Special machines Self-Defense Forces of Japan began an emergency operation to supply water to cool the third power plant "Fukushima-1", the Self-Defense Forces Command reported.
Near the third — the problem — the reactor has five military vehicles, they will turn and quickly "shoot" the water in the gaps in the building, the roof of which is almost destroyed, according to ITAR-TASS.
In total, during the operation will be pumped back up to 50 tons of water.

Meanwhile, the Japanese authorities are preparing a plan for an evacuation of the inhabitants of towns and villages in the north-east of the island of Honshu, the most seriously affected by the strongest-ever earthquake magnitude 9.0, in other parts of the country. As stated at a press conference Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano, "such a plan being studied." Currently in temporary evacuation center in the northeast located about 400 000 refugees, some of them — residents of areas near the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1".
In view of the deteriorating situation at the station before the authorities announced a mandatory evacuation zone within a radius of 20 km from the nuclear power plants, all living within a radius of 30 km were advised not to leave their homes.
The number of dead and missing from the strong earthquake and a powerful tsunami in Japan has exceeded 15,000 people, with 2.4 thousand injured, said police department. Authorities are not yet able to communicate with thousands of people living in coastal areas. According to recent reports, the disaster destroyed 100,000 homes. 6.3 thousand of them completely destroyed. 850,000 homes in the northeast are still without electricity.

 

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