Another 28,000 people have been forced to flee their homes because of its proximity to the central Fukushima-1, where there are worrying levels of radiation following the nuclear accident. The public broadcaster NHK reported that up to 31 municipalities in the prefecture of Fukushima speak of a total of 28,152 people evacuated, to which are added those already in shelters away from the danger zone. Many shelters are already saturated and can not receive more evacuees. The number of people trying to leave to other prefectures Fukushima only increase.
The neighboring Niigata Prefecture has received to 2,700 evacuees from Fukushima and authorities have reserved the seats of 17 hotels in Niigata City and other towns for the next to arrive. In the Yamagata prefecture (north), have begun to test for radioactivity and health checks for the displaced, which in this area and add 1,600. Tochigi, Fukushima south, has received 320 inhabitants of this region. Agencies