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  • CHARP
    チェルノブイリ人道支援プログラム
    CHARP
    Chernobyl Humanitarian Assistance and Rehabilitation Programme

    On April 26, 1986, the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine in the former Soviet Union exploded and this accident affected 4.1 million residents. In 1990, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Red Cross Societies of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia launched the Chernobyl Humanitarian Assistance and Rehabilitation Programme (CHARP) which provided assistance for the affected people until 2012. This special webpage summarises 22 years of activities by the CHARP.

    On April 26, 1986, the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine in the former Soviet Union exploded and this accident affected 4.1 million residents. In 1990, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Red Cross Societies of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia launched the Chernobyl Humanitarian Assistance and Rehabilitation Programme (CHARP) which provided assistance for the affected people until 2012. This special webpage summarises 22 years of activities by the CHARP.

  • 化学・生物・放射線・原子力災害緊急事態における事前対策ワークショップ
    CBRN Emergency Preparedness Workshop

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Austrian Red Cross organized the CBRN workshop in Vienna, Austria, on 5 - 9 December 2016. The aim of this workshop is provide participants from national societies with practical information and tools as laid out in the IFRC Nuclear emergency guidelines. This special webpage introduces the summary and conclusions of the workshop.

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Austrian Red Cross organized the CBRN workshop in Vienna, Austria, on 5 - 9 December 2016. The aim of this workshop is provide participants from national societies with practical information and tools as laid out in the IFRC Nuclear emergency guidelines. This special webpage introduces the summary and conclusions of the workshop.

  • 将来発生するかもしれない「もしもの時」に備えて
    Preparedness for possible future nuclear disasters

    The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) has worked on preparing for the possibility of nuclear disasters in the future. The efforts are based on the experience and lessons of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami as well as the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident that occurred in 2011. Five years after the disaster, we would like to present the efforts made in the past few years.

    The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) has worked on preparing for the possibility of nuclear disasters in the future. The efforts are based on the experience and lessons of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami as well as the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident that occurred in 2011. Five years after the disaster, we would like to present the efforts made in the past few years.

  • 第4回赤十字原子力災害セミナー開催報告
    The Fourth Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Seminar Report

    March 2016 marked the 5th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident. In regards to that, the Fourth Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Seminar was held as part of the “Forever remembered” project by the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS). During the seminar, the participants explored “What can we do towards the future?” through presentations and a workshop by learning about the status of Fukushima and then looking into what each of the participants should do for disaster preparedness for themselves.

    March 2016 marked the 5th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident. In regards to that, the Fourth Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Seminar was held as part of the “Forever remembered” project by the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS). During the seminar, the participants explored “What can we do towards the future?” through presentations and a workshop by learning about the status of Fukushima and then looking into what each of the participants should do for disaster preparedness for themselves.

  • 日本赤十字社福島県支部の復興支援事業
    Recovery Program by JRCS Fukushima Chapter

    Five years have passed in March 2016 since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident occurred. Funded by the international donations from other sister Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world, the Fukushima Chapter of the Japanese Red Cross Society has been providing various recovery programs with help of related groups/organizations. We organized and summarized the reasons why these activities were necessary, how they started and what kind of challenges emerged while providing these activities, as well as the data for the programs.

    Five years have passed in March 2016 since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident occurred. Funded by the international donations from other sister Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world, the Fukushima Chapter of the Japanese Red Cross Society has been providing various recovery programs with help of related groups/organizations. We organized and summarized the reasons why these activities were necessary, how they started and what kind of challenges emerged while providing these activities, as well as the data for the programs.

  • 国際赤十字・赤新月社連盟 の原子力災害への取り組み
    Efforts for nuclear disaster preparedness by the IFRC

    A resolution on “preparedness to respond to the humanitarian consequences of nuclear accidents” was adopted at the 18th General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in November 2011. Since then, the IFRC and relevant National Societies have worked on operationalization of this resolution. This special webpage introduces a series of their efforts made until the 20th IFRC General Assembly which took place in December 2015 and their accomplishments.

    A resolution on “preparedness to respond to the humanitarian consequences of nuclear accidents” was adopted at the 18th General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in November 2011. Since then, the IFRC and relevant National Societies have worked on operationalization of this resolution. This special webpage introduces a series of their efforts made until the 20th IFRC General Assembly which took place in December 2015 and their accomplishments.

  • 第3回赤十字原子力災害セミナー開催報告
    The 3rd Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Seminar Report

    The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) and the Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing (JRCCN) co-hosted the Third Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Seminar on October 3, 2014. The seminar was conducted under the theme of “Health Assistance for Nuclear-Disaster Affected People” and was comprised of a keynote speech by Prof. Shinji Tokonami, Institute of Radiation Emergency Medicine, Hirosaki University; a report on JRCS Health Assistance Program for Namie which has been jointly conducted by the JRCS and the JRCCN; and a panel discussion among people who have been first-handedly involved in assistance in the affected area. Through the seminar, the participants thought about medium- and long-term health assistance in case of possible nuclear disasters and challenges in the future.

    The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) and the Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing (JRCCN) co-hosted the Third Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Seminar on October 3, 2014. The seminar was conducted under the theme of “Health Assistance for Nuclear-Disaster Affected People” and was comprised of a keynote speech by Prof. Shinji Tokonami, Institute of Radiation Emergency Medicine, Hirosaki University; a report on JRCS Health Assistance Program for Namie which has been jointly conducted by the JRCS and the JRCCN; and a panel discussion among people who have been first-handedly involved in assistance in the affected area. Through the seminar, the participants thought about medium- and long-term health assistance in case of possible nuclear disasters and challenges in the future.

  • 東日本大震災復興支援レポート-パート1-
    Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Aid Report -Part1-

    Over $1 billion have been donated from the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world in 100 countries and regions. Many people's desire to help those who are suffering turned into the large amount of donation. This report presents the recovery programmes from the disaster that were conducted by the JRCS encouraged by the warm compassion from the people.

    Over $1 billion have been donated from the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world in 100 countries and regions. Many people's desire to help those who are suffering turned into the large amount of donation. This report presents the recovery programmes from the disaster that were conducted by the JRCS encouraged by the warm compassion from the people.

  • 福島第一原発事故における日本赤十字社の救護活動
    Relief Activities by the JRCS After the Outset of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident

    Immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) sent its relief teams to the affected areas to provide relief activities. However, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi accident) which occurred following the earthquake and tsunami forced the relief teams to temporarily cease their relief activities and leave the prefecture. The JRCS relief activities which were performed after the outset of the Fukushima Daiichi accident have been introduced in the Digital Archives as special content. This webpage will give you access to all of the special content and summaries.

    Immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) sent its relief teams to the affected areas to provide relief activities. However, the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi accident) which occurred following the earthquake and tsunami forced the relief teams to temporarily cease their relief activities and leave the prefecture. The JRCS relief activities which were performed after the outset of the Fukushima Daiichi accident have been introduced in the Digital Archives as special content. This webpage will give you access to all of the special content and summaries.

  • 第4回原子力災害対策等関係国赤十字社会議
    The Fourth Reference Group Meeting on CBRN Emergency Preparedness

    For five days starting September 7, 2015, the Fourth Reference Group Meeting on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Emergency Preparedness was held in Berlin, Germany. The meeting was joined by 15 Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the International Committee of the Red Cross and the German government. At the meeting, the final draft of the Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Guidelines developed by the IFRC was confirmed. In addition, each group member National Society reported on the CBRN emergency preparedness of the National Society and its country and shared information on related legislation.

    For five days starting September 7, 2015, the Fourth Reference Group Meeting on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Emergency Preparedness was held in Berlin, Germany. The meeting was joined by 15 Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the International Committee of the Red Cross and the German government. At the meeting, the final draft of the Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Guidelines developed by the IFRC was confirmed. In addition, each group member National Society reported on the CBRN emergency preparedness of the National Society and its country and shared information on related legislation.

  • 第3回原子力災害対策関係国赤十字社会議
    The Third Reference Group Meeting on Nuclear & Radiological Emergency Preparedness

    The Japanese Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) co-hosted The Third Reference Group Meeting on Nuclear & Radiological Emergency Preparedness in Fukushima from October 27 to 30, 2014. The meeting was participated by National Societies from 16 countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the IFRC, and they deepened an understanding of the damage from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, the current situation of the reconstruction and related challenges for nuclear emergency preparedness. Based on that, they discussed the Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Guidelines.

    The Japanese Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) co-hosted The Third Reference Group Meeting on Nuclear & Radiological Emergency Preparedness in Fukushima from October 27 to 30, 2014. The meeting was participated by National Societies from 16 countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the IFRC, and they deepened an understanding of the damage from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, the current situation of the reconstruction and related challenges for nuclear emergency preparedness. Based on that, they discussed the Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Guidelines.

What's New RSS

Notice
2017/12/08

The Japanese Red Cross Society welcomed a delegation from the Republic of Korea National Red Cross (KNRC) that visited Japan from June 2 to June 5, 2017. The KNRC’s visit to Japan has been recapped below. For details, please click here.

Notice
2017/11/28

The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University signed a memorandum on November 13, 2017 in regard to linkage of the metadata accumulated in the JRCS’s Digital Archives. For details, please click here.

Contents Updated
2017/10/17

The special webpage for "Health Interview Survey and Health Assistance for People Evacuated from Namie Town to Iwaki City" was published. Please visit here.