In Futaba Town, Fukushima Prefecture, which is the only municipality around the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station where all residents continue to evacuate, "preparatory accommodation" will begin on the 20th, where people will sleep at home in preparation for their return. ..

In Futaba Town, where the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station is located, evacuation orders continue for most of the time due to the accident 11 years ago, and the evacuation of all residents is the only municipality around the nuclear power plant.

The town is aiming to start the return of residents from June, and from the 20th before this, "preparatory accommodation" will start to sleep at home etc. in preparation for rebuilding the life.

It is the first time that residents have been able to sleep in Futaba Town since they evacuated due to the nuclear accident.

The target of the preparatory accommodation is the northeastern part of the town where the evacuation order was lifted, and the area around JR Futaba Station where decontamination and infrastructure development are being promoted to lift the evacuation order in the difficult-to-return area. It is 15% of the area of ​​the town.

As of the end of last month, 3613 people from 1455 households, which is about 65% of the population, have registered their resident cards, but more than 900 buildings have been demolished for decontamination.

Many people gave up returning, and by the 18th, only 11 people from 7 households applied for preparatory accommodation.

In the future, the town wants to promote the development of industrial complexes and disaster public housing to increase the number of residents returning.