11 May '11, 6pm

From @Care2: Japan Allows Evacuees To Save Pets In No-Go Zone:

Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support shared good news about the starving animals stranded in the Fukushima No-Go Zone. Pet owners will be temporarily allowed enter the area to bring their cats, dogs and other animals to safety. Fuji TV News Network broadcast the announcement at 12:31a.m. JST this morning. The following is a translation of the news from the JEARS Facebook page. A decision has been made to allow people to bring their cats, dogs, and other pets back out when they return to their homes within the 20 kilometer exclusion zone surrounding the No. 1 Fukushima reactor temporarily from May 10th, onward. There have been strong demands from citizens for the rescue of pets from the start and the decision to implement this in conjunction with the temporary returns home was made after much coordination. This will be implemented in nine cities and towns, including T...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/update-ja...

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