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Japan makes a start on sharing lessons from nuclear crisis

27 Mar 2015, TRF

Masaaki Ohashi, the co-chair of JCC2015, a coalition of humanitarian NGOs formed ahead of the summit, praised the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction for stating clearly that it applies to man-made and technological hazards - which covers nuclear power - as well as natural hazards...


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