A International Atomic Energy Agency report found that Bikini is still not safe for habitation because of dangerous levels of radiation. Despite the promise to "protect the inhabitants," from July through July the residents of Bikini Atoll were left alone on Rongerik Atoll. The inhabitants of Rongelap and Rongerik Atolls were evacuated by US servicemen two days after the detonation, but the residents of the more distant Utrik Atoll weren't evacuated for three days. Bold indicates populated islands Italics indicate single island. Archived from the original on 25 June
The island residents who had been promised they would be able to return home to Bikini was thwarted indefinitely by the U.
They decided to use Enewetak Atoll as a second nuclear weapons test site and relocated that atoll's residents to Ujelang Atoll instead and to the homes built for the Bikini Islanders. Seaborgthe longest-serving chairman of the Atomic Energy Commissioncalled the second test "the world's first nuclear disaster. Relations With Marshall Island". The United States brought in 95 ships  including carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, attack transports, landing ships, and auxiliary vessels from across the world to test the durability of ships to withstand a nuclear impact. Exposures 50 years ago still have health implications today that will continue into the future". Archived from the original PDF on 27 September But the Atomic Energy Commission learned that the coconut crabsan essential food source, retained high levels of radioactivity and could not be eaten.