Fukushima nuclear plant operator, TEPCO announced that it withdrew most of its personnel from the affected plant. According to New York Times, there are only 50 workers left that would manage the faults of the cooling system of the all four reactors affected.

A press release of the Japanese government informs that the tem at Fukushima is trying to manage the situation by using sea water to cool down the system. They are already considered heroes, as they submit themselves to radiations.