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Fukushima disaster: Cameras monitor nuclear 'ghost towns'

8 March 2013 Last updated at 15:02 GMT

Thousands of residents of the small farming village of Iitate in northern Japan were forced to leave their homes after radiation levels peaked dangerously high in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster of 2011.

But now a special project is helping them keep an eye on their 'ghost town', by allowing them to monitor its surveillance camera feeds.

Roopa Suchak reports.