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Press Release (Dec 27,2012)
Change of the Amount of Financial Support (The Third Time)

Today, we have submitted a change of the amount of financial support received from the Nuclear Damage Liability Facilitation Fund in accordance with Article 43 Clause 1 of the Nuclear Damage Liability Facilitation Fund Law.

The amount of financial support from the fund has increased from 2.546271 trillion yen (compensation payouts initially estimated when the comprehensive special business plan was approved) to 3.243079 trillion yen due to situational changes such as the redefinition of the evacuation zone and the new compensation standards developed for voluntary evacuation.

< Reference 1 > Past request for financial support and estimated compensation payouts when the amount of financial support was changed
October 28, 2011
Request for financial support: 1.01098 trillion yen
December 27, 2011
Change of financial support amount: 1.700322 trillion yen (+ 689.414 billion yen)
March 29, 2012
Change of financial support amount: 2.546271 trillion yen (+ 845.949 billion yen)
December 27, 2012
Change of financial support amount: 3.243079 trillion yen (+ 696.88 billion yen)

< Reference 2 > Breakdown of the increase in financial support
-Compensation for loss of earnings estimated based on the history of compensation claims received and compensation for land, etc. within the zone of restricted entry and the zone in preparation for having the evacuation order lifted (not taken into account when the comprehensive special business plan was approved) added in accordance with "compensation according to the redefined evacuation zone" (announced on July 24, 2012): Approx. 300 billion yen

-Compensation for mental damages among voluntary evacuees and additional cost incurred due to voluntary evacuation added in accordance with "additional compensation for the voluntary evacuees" (announced on December 5, 2012): Approx. 146 billion yen

-Amount added due to other factors such as the extended compensation calculation period applied to the compensation for shipment restriction and harmful rumors: Approx. 250 billion yen

Total: Increase of 696.88 billion yen

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