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Japan: Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster 2011

Total number of documents: 22

JCC2015 contribution towards Asian minister conference on DRR for key area 5
Source(s): JCC2015
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 3 p.

This paper provides recommendations for nuclear risks to be taken seriously as disaster risks, and for nations to join together to learn and mitigate any possible future catastrophes. In the wake of t...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/36296


EU stress test: Swiss national report - ENSI review of the operator's reports
Source(s): ENSI, Switzerland - gov
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 89 p.

The purpose of the EU Stress Test was to analyse the security situation of all European nuclear power plants with regard to the lessons learned of Fukushima. This report presents the results for Switz...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24566


Fukushima in review: a complex disaster, a disastrous response
Publisher(s): Sage
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 14 p.

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 2012, 68(2) pp. 9–21: This article presents the findings of an independent investigation panel, established by the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundat...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25581


Global risks 2012, seventh edition
Source(s): WEF
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 62 p.

This report analyses the top 10 risks in five categories - economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological - and also highlights "X Factor" risks, the wild card threats which warrant...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24591


Homeland security handbook: strategic guidance for a coordinated approach to effective security and emergency management, second edition
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 1000 p.

This second edition of the Handbook aims to foster an integrated and coordinated approach to homeland security, emergency management, and enterprise resilience. Chapter 49—The Hyogo Framework for Ac...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29760


Lessons from Fukushima
Source(s): Greenpeace Intl
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 51 p.

This report, commissioned by Greenpeace International, addresses the lessons that can be taken away from this catastrophe. It looks into fundamental questions regarding the end of the nuclear safety p...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25510


The year that shook the rich: a review of natural disasters in 2011
Source(s): Brookings Inst, the
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 142 p.

This review analyses some of the major events and trends related to natural disasters and humanitarian disaster response and looks at the experience of developed countries with natural disasters in 20...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25948


Topics Geo natural catastrophes 2011: analyses, assessments, positions
Source(s): Munich Re
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 56 p.

This issue reports on the most catastrophic events of 2011, which has been the most expensive natural disaster year to date with economic losses amounting to some US$ 380bn. It focuses on the 11 March...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25635


Why Fukushima was preventable
Source(s): Carnegie Endowment
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 43 p.

This paper argues that the Fukushima plant would have withstood the tsunami had its design previously been upgraded in accordance with state-of-the-art safety approaches. It asserts that the analysis ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25579


Coordination under uncertain conditions: an analysis of the Fukushima catastrophe
Source(s): ADBI
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 17 p.

This paper analyzes the impacts of the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, which were amplified by a failure of coordination across the plant, corporate...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23299


Draft IAEA action plan on nuclear safety
Source(s): IAEA
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 6 p.

The purpose of this action plan is to define a programme of work to strengthen the global nuclear safety framework. The plan consists of actions building on the Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safet...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25511


Évaluations complémentaires de sûreté: rapport de l’Autorité de sûreté nucléaire
Source(s): ASN, France - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 524 p.

In French: Ce document est un rapport sur les évaluations complémentaires de sûreté (ECS) menées en France à la suite de l’accident de Fukushima. Des inspections, menées sur l’ensemble ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24458


Japan in disaster: managing energy vulnerabilities
Source(s): RSIS
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

RSIS commentaries, no. 41/2011: This paper analyses the nuclear crises in Japan as a reality check for other states pursuing nuclear energy plans in South-East Asia. It discusses the ferocity and ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18491


Japan's unfolding disaster
Source(s): Reuters
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 11 p.

This special report analyses the situation in Japan following the 8.9 earthquake which spawned one of the most powerful tsunamis on record. It states that Japan is among the best prepared countries in...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18423


Japanese earthquake and tsunami: implications for the UK nuclear industry
Source(s): Office for Nuclear Regulation, United Kingdom - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 288 p.

This report examines the circumstances of the Fukushima accident to see what lessons could be learnt to enhance the safety of the UK nuclear industry. This report provides some background on radioacti...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/22691


Nuclear accident ABCs
Source(s): UCS
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

This fact sheet explains the nuclear situation in Japan and the related terms describing the possible state of the reactors that have been used by Japanese officials and international experts. It desc...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18453


Policy lessons for Japanese disaster responses
Source(s): EWC
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

Mika Shimizu argues in this bulletin that three major specific policy and social resilience lessons need to be learned from the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant failure that devas...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/21614


Preliminary observations on the Japanese 3/11 earthquake and tsunami
Source(s): HKS
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 5 p.

This article, from a Professor of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, assesses the impacts of the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan, highlighting the success of th...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18455


Radiation in daily-life
Source(s): MOFA, Japan - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 1 p.

This chart presents: (i) the scale of the natural radiation dose per year as well as the limit of radiation dose permitted for radiation workers, police, and fire fighters who engage in disaster preve...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18466


Rapport IRSN - Evaluations complémentaires de sûreté post-Fukushima: comportement des installations nucléaires françaises en cas de situations extrêmes et pertinence des propositions d’améliorations
Source(s): IRSN, France - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 14 p.

In French: Ce rapport traite des évaluations complémentaires de sûreté, huit mois après la catastrophe de Fukushima. Bien que menées dans des délais extrêmement contraints, ces évaluations...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23642


Recommendations for enhancing reactor safety in the 21st century
Source(s): NRC, United States of America - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 83 p.

This report presents the Near-Term Task Force review of insights from the Fukushima Daiichi accident. It asses how the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)'s scheme and regulations have prepared U.S. n...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24641


White paper on disaster management 2011 - executive summary
Source(s): Cabinet Office, Japan - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 17 p.

This year, the Great East Japan Earthquake is the focus of the Japan Cabinet Office white paper. This white paper shows the overview of the disaster and its countermeasures from various angles, summa...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/20761