A record document on Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami published by JRCS Fukushima Chapter
The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) Fukushima Chapter has published “Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami – Record Document of Fukushima –“(only in Japanese). The JRCS Fukushima Chapter, Fukushima Red Cross Hospital and Japanese Red Cross Fukushima Blood Center provided relief activities amid the confusion shortly after the onset of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident (Fukushima Daiichi accident). They are still continuing to provide assistance for revitalization in Fukushima Prefecture four years after the disaster.
Release of a digital version of the JRCS’s record document on Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
The digital version of “Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami – Complete Record Document Covering from Relief Activities to Recovery Support –“ has been released on the Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Resource Center Digital Archives. The record was issued by the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS). It includes the JRCS activities and data regarding the disaster (note: as of March 31, 2013 for financial data) from the earthquake day through December 31, 2012.
Fifth NIRS Chromosome Training Session
The Fifth NIRS (National Institute of Radilogical Sciences) Chromosome Training Session was held at the JRCS Headquarters on March 17, 2015, co-hosted by the NIRS and the JRCS.
Renewal of the Information Portal on Nuclear Disaster
The Information Portal on Nuclear Disaster was renewed with new information.
Joint declaration between Fukushima Prefecture and the JRCS
– Work together toward revitalization and disaster preparedness in Fukushima –
The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) signed the “Joint Declaration regarding Revitalization and Disaster Preparedness” (Joint Declaration) with Fukushima Prefecture, which declared that the JRCS would continue to provide assistance activities for Fukushima citizens in collaboration with the prefecture.
JRCS Second Nuclear Disaster Response Basic Training Session
The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) organized and held the second “Nuclear Disaster Response Basic Training Session” at the JRCS Headquarters on February 20, 2015.
for Fukushima Reconstruction 2015
The Residents Symposium for Fukushima Reconstruction 2015 was held on March 15, 2015. The venue was packed with about 380 people from Japan and other countries. The symposium was positioned as one of the public forums of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (March 14 – 18, 2015) in Sendai. The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) co-sponsored this symposium.
NDRC’s first exhibition booth – 20th Annual Conference of Japanese Association of Disaster Medicine –
The Red Cross Nuclear Disaster Resource Center had its first exhibition booth at the 20th Annual Conference of Japanese Association Disaster Medicine held from February 26 to 28, 2015.
Message from Fukushima Vice Governor
At the timing of the 1st anniversary, Mr. Fumio Murata, Vice Governor of Fukushima Prefecture, offered his message to the JRCS who has been providing assistance activities since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.
JRCS First Nuclear Disaster Response Basic Training Session
The training session was part of the JRCS efforts to enhance its nuclear emergency preparedness following the lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake. The training was provided for physicians, nurses, radiological technologits and staff of Japanese Red Cross hospitals and chapters. 17 physicians and radiological technologits who took part in the meeting held on August 26 and 27 served as instructors at the training session. The training participants learned knowledge and skills for relief activities under a nuclear disaster.