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Press Release (Apr 15,2011)
Payment of Temporary Compensation for damages caused by evacuation
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 
          Evacuation(PDF 148KB)
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