Damages rules set for nuclear crisis evacuees via The Japan Times

The government Friday unveiled guidelines on compensation for real estate in evacuation zones near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, calling for full payment of damages to people who won’t be able to return home more than six years since the crisis started.

These evacuees are from the areas with the worst levels of radiation among the three types of evacuation zones the government reclassified in April.

The guidelines propose paying at least 50 percent of the predisaster value of real estate to people whose assets are in the second category, where limited access is allowed

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