Today, pursuant to Act of Special Measures Concerning Nuclear Emergency
Preparedness, the Japanese government's "Economic Damage Response
Headquarters" decided Tokyo Electric Power Company to pay "Temporary
compensation" to the people forced to evacuate due to the accident at
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Following that decision, we have
decided to pay "Temporary Compensation".
"Temporary Compensation" is a payment for the residents living in the
areas that received the order of "Evacuation" and "Shelter in Place" due
to the nuclear accident (Please see Exhibit1 for the details). Pursuant
to the government's instruction "Emergency support to the afflicted
people with the nuclear accident", we will pay 1,000,000 yen per
household and 750,000 yen per individual's household.
From today, after consultation with local government of the designated
areas, we will hold information sessions and begin distributing
application forms at places such as evacuation centers.
We plan to establish the "Fukushima Nuclear Compensation Office" on April
28th, which will be the dedicated contact point for the matters related
to the damages caused by the nuclear accident as well as temporary
We deeply apologize for the anxiety and inconvenience caused by the
accident in Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station to all the society.
Exhibit 1:Areas designated as "Evacuation" or "Shelter in place" pursuant
to Article 15, clause 3 of Act on Special Measures Concerning
Nuclear Emergency Preparedness(PDF 86.8KB)
Exhibit 2:Schedule of "Temporary Compensation" for the Damage Caused by