Country: Japan

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in JapanDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Japan

Nuclear Disaster Guidelines

In order to appropriately respond to nuclear disasters which might happen in the future, the JRCS has clearly defined a code of conduct in the Manual and the Guidelines. For example, in the event of a nuclear disaster, JRCS relief teams conduct relief activities outside “restricted areas” designated by the national and local governments, and …

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Fukushima Health survey studies

Following the NPP accident in March 2011 in Fukushima a number of Health surveys were undertaken and findings published in different reports.

IAEA Fukushima Report

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has prepared a comprehensive report about the Nuclear Accident at Fukushima Daiichi in March 2011.


Following the Nuclear accident in March 2011 at the Nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan a number of different research material and case studies provide a better understanding of the impact and humanitarian consequences.

Radiological – Nuclear Hazards (NIRS)

This resource contains 2 documents on the topic Fukushima/Japan, provided by NIRS (National Institute of Radiological Sciences): Japan’s Challenges Concerning the Domestic and International Implications of TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident and Radiation Exposure Roles of NIRS in Fukushima response.

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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