Fukushima Prefecture

Information contained on this page is as of April 1, 2011.


Fukushima Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture (福島県 Fukushima-ken?) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku region on the island of Honshū. The capital is the city of Fukushima.Thirteen cities are located in Fukushima Prefecture: Aizuwakamatsu, Date, Fukushima (capital), Iwaki, Kitakata, Kōriyama, Minamisōma, Motomiya, Nihonmatsu, Shirakawa, Sōma, Sukagawa, and Tamura. Source There also are many towns and villages, including Ōkuma, site of the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant.
Population*: 2,028,752
GPS Coordinates: Latitude 37.85317 Longitude 140.465698 at the capital, Fukushima
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NGOs at work NGOs: Civic Force (CF) Monitoring the disaster situation by helicopter and conducting an initial investigation of the future possibilities of supports.Japan Emergency NGOs (JEN): Investigation of damage situation, support needs, and transportation for supply course, as well as distribution of relief supplies such as blankets, water and tanks.Nippon International Cooperation for Community Development (NICCO): Researching damage situation, medical support and distribution of food as well as materials for their lives, and investigation of future possibilities of supports.Peace With Japan (PWJ): Investigation of damage situation and victims, support needs, and distribution of large tents and stoves.Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan): Investigation of damage situation and support needs for victims and distribution of aid supplies such as food, blankets, underwear, paper diapers, sanitary items, and bento.
General Information: Updates 15 March 2011: Blackout at 44,502 households in the center of the city and around a coastal area which were damaged in Tsunami.Cut in water supply at approximately 111,000 households at a whole Fukuoka city.No supply of gas with the total of 16,300 households in Fukushima, Iwaki, Shirakawa city.506 confirmed dead, 2,000 missing, more than 100,000 evacuated. Source18 March 2011: Map showing numbers of dead, missing, injured, isolated, evacuated.
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