Houses dot an empty landscape, standing as reminders of a village that existed before the Japan earthquake in March 2011.

The Ukedo district of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, is 7km from the nuclear plant, and was previously a fishing town with a swimming beach.

Locals had to evacuate.

Last month, fishing boats returned to the Ukedo fishing port for the first time in about six years.

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Evacuation orders are scheduled to be lifted in some areas on March 31 but people still cannot live in the coastal area of Ukedo.