Cultural Properties Rescue Program Began in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

years:August 2012

On August 1, rescue operations for cultural properties that had been left behind in the exclusion zone after the accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant began. The operation was carried out by the Fukushima Prefecture Headquarters for Salvaging Cultural Properties, which was set up in May 2012, with support from the Committee for Salvaging Cultural Properties Affected by the 2021 Earthquake off the Pacific Coast to Tohoku and Related Disasters (Cultural Properties Rescue Program). Packing was done in August and removal from the Exclusion Zone and storage were conducted from September to November. (Japanese)

created: 30/01/2023
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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