FUKUSHIMA Lives on the Line

Following the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the Japan Football Village was completely shut down as a sports facility on March 15, 2011 and was turned into a base for the national government’s efforts to address the nuclear accident as well as an important medical base. Located 18 km south of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, it is a radiation decontamination spot for Self-Defense Forces helicopters and troops as well as an entryway for all workers to pass through to reach the disaster area.The Nuclear Accident Medical Group was Stationed at the Japan Football Village51