By Barrier Free Japan
March 11 2023
JAPAN – Disaster prevention officials have had difficulties securing routes and transportation means for many people to evacuate all at once.
In a wide-area evacuation plan designed by the Ibaraki prefectural government, residents are supposed to leave in their own cars.
The prefecture will ask bus companies for cooperation to evacuate senior residents and disabled people. The prefectural government estimates that more than 400 buses will be needed for the task, and it does not know how it can secure that many buses.
Episode notes: https://barrierfreejapan.com/2023/03/10/twelve-years-after-fukushima-nuclear-power-station-disaster-evacuation-plans-for-disabled-elderly-seem-to-be-vague/
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