2016 年 29 巻 p. 155-164
This paper intends to understand the background of evacuees' will to return or migration in the areas stricken by nuclear power plant disaster in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake and attempts to find out a solution for the preference of resettlement location. An interview was conducted for evacuated residents from an evacuation directive lift prepared area in the village of Kawauchi, Fukushima Prefecture. The main outcome of the interview is as follows: 1) The village was dispersed to wider areas and at the same time, each household consisting of the village also became separated in the evacuation process. 2) Regardless of their will to return to the village in the future, many evacuated residents have maintained their relation with the village. 3) In the village were resources many households had in common and some resources were inherent in specific households. The division of intention to return to the village has derived from the existence of the latter.