Devon Couple Return From Japan

A former Devon couple have fled their Tokyo home days after the city was struck by the sixth biggest earthquake in history measuring 9 on the Richter scale.

Fears over tsunami damaged nuclear reactors was 'a risk too many' and forced the Carr family to search for a way home.

Dave & Charlie arrived back in the country on Tuesday with just a suitcase as all of their belongings remain in Japan.

LISTEN HERE: As they relive the aftermath of the earthquake


They blame a lack of information from authorities as the main reason for their decision.

However, they do want to return to the country they have grown to love, but not until the nuclear radiation threat has gone.

LISTEN HERE: How Japan struggles in the wake of the disaster 

Since leaving Japan this was the first time they had spoken of their experiences...missing colleagues, panic food buying and how they want to return.

They don't know how long it may be before they can return

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