Topic: Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies

Communication with Affected People during a Nuclear Disaster – Japanese Red Cross – 2017

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (GEJET) triggered the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi accident) in 2011, radioactive materials were released into the air and the sea. This forced the residents to evacuate from the surrounding areas of the power plant. In addition, accurate information about the accident was not shared …

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Nuclear Disaster Guidelines – Japanese Red Cross Society – November 2018

The Japanese Red Cross Society issued the “Nuclear Disaster Guidelines for Preparedness, Response and Recovery” (Guidelines) on March 30, 2015, and made some changes to them afterward, in March 2016 and November 2018. Based on the experiences and reflections of the activities conducted soon after the TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi …

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