Yoichi Funabashi, one of Japan’s most imminent journalists and author of a new book titled "Meltdown: Inside the Fukushima Nuclear Crisis," told The World that there was a lack of emergency training for that critical scenario faced on March 11, 2011.
Four years on from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan's contanimated zone is still off limits for residents and visitors. But a new bus route gives former residents at least a glimpse of their old lives in the polluted areas, which may be off limits for decades longer.
How do you decide when it's safe to go home after a nuclear accident? Three and a half years after the Fukushima disaster, the government says the clean-up is mostly completed in one nearby town. But only half the residents have returned.