15 Powerful Images Of Nuclear Refugees Returing To Fukushima

 

In 2011, the Fukushima disaster in Japan created more than 80,000 nuclear refugees after the areas surrounding the stricken power plant had to be abandoned. In 'Retracing Our Steps' French photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression asked some of these residents to return to the places they once knew, which are now referred to as the 'no go zone'. This was a difficult process that took close to four years of jumping through administrative hoops to achieve but the resulting photographs were totally worth it, turning out somewhat eerie and surreal. Take a look!
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