The websites/webpages below contain information on the status of the areas and the people affected by nuclear disasters, the recovery of the areas and support for the affected people.
Five years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Websites/webpages for information about current situation at five years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident.
- Video clip: Fukushima Today (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan, 2016)
- The video on the METI portal site presents life in Fukushima today from a variety of angles.
- Childhood and Adolescent Thyroid Cancer in Fukushima after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident: 5 Years On (Clinical Oncology, 2016)
- This article introduces how the Fukushima Health Management Survey was conducted and the results through June 2015.
- Five Years After Fukushima: Making Nuclear Power Safer (IAEA, 2016)
- The IAEA summarized its five-year activities undertaken for nuclear safety to mark the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident.
- Fukushima Nuclear Accident (IAEA, 2016)
- These videos summarize the assistance that the IAEA has provided to Japan since the outset of the nuclear emergency in Japan, and the steps that have been taken to improve nuclear safety.
- ICRP Dialogue initiative (ICRP)
- Since Autumn 2011, the ICRP has held dialogue forums with Fukushima citizens to find out problems and challenges towards recovery of Fukushima. (Japanese translations are also available.)
- NUCLEAR SAFETY FIVE YEARS AFTER THE FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI ACCIDENT (OECD/NEA, 2016)
- This is a press-release webpage about a report on which the OECD/NEA announced.
- Fukushima Five Years On (WHO, 2016)
- Information on health risks in Fukushima that have been monitored by the WHO is introduced.
Thirty years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Websites/webpages for information about current situation at thirty years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident.
- Thirty Years of IAEA Support to Help Mitigate the Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident (IAEA, 2016)
- IAEA's 30-year support to mitigate the consequences of the Chernobyl Accident is described.
- 30 Years after Chernobyl: IAEA Continues to Support Global Efforts to Help Affected Regions (IAEA, 2016)
- Even 30 years have passed after the Chernobyl Accident, the IAEA is supporting global efforts to help affected regions.
- Chernobyl: Thirty Years On (WHO, 2016)
- WHO updated the report on the health effects of the Chernobyl Accident.
- Health effects of the Chernobyl accident: an overview (WHO, 2016)
- WHO provides the overview of the health effects of the Chernobyl Accident.
- Chernobyl 30 years on: Environmental and health effects (European Parliament, 2016)
- A research institution of the European Parliament released a report about the effects on the environment and health caused by the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident. This is an outline of the report.
Current situation of the affected areas
Websites/webpages for the current situation of the affected areas.
- Monitoring information of environmental radioactivity level (Nuclear Regulation Authority, Japan)
- Monitoring results of air, water, soil doses, etc.
- Environmental Radioactivity and Radiation in Japan (Japan Chemical Analysis Center)
- Results of the radioactivity and radiation survey carried out by the Secretariat of the Nuclear Regulation Authority.
- METI Measures and Requests in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan)
- Information on assistance to the survivors, recovery, status of the nuclear power stations, etc.
- Great East Japan Earthquake (Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet)
- Updates of information on the recovery, health, safety, etc.
- Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4 (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan)
- Updates of the mid-and-long-term roadmap, progress status reports, etc.
- Off-site decontamination measures (Ministry of the Environment, Japan)
- Information on legal framework, roadmap, etc. for the decontamination.
- Progress to Date (Reconstruction Agency, Japan)
- Current status and efforts by the Japanese government for reconstruction from the earthquake.
- Fukushima Revitalization Station (Fukushima Prefecture, Japan)
- A portal site of revitalization progress run by the Fukushima Prefectural Government.
Support for affected people
Websites/webpages for supports to the affected people and by local governments in the affected areas.
- Assistance of Residents Affected by the Nuclear Incidents (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan)
- Information on assistance to survivors, evacuation areas, etc.
- Fukushima Future Center for Regional Revitalization (Fukushima University, Japan)
- A center established by Fukushima University aimed at promoting support to the people affected by the earthquake and the nuclear accident, and revitalization of Fukushima. [PDF]
- Fukushima International Association (FIA, Japan)
- Communication site for people who are from other countries and living in Fukushima.
- Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
- Records on response to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident
- Archives on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident
- Nuclear disasters other than Fukushima
- Five years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
- Thirty years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident
- Current situation of the affected areas
- Support for affected people
- Legal and regulatory framework for nuclear emergency management in Japan
- International/foreign standards and procedures for nuclear emergency management
- In case of a nuclear emergency. . .
- Nuclear-energy related agencies, organizations, groups and regulatory authorities in Japan and abroad
- Response to people requring special consideration
- Communication during a disaster
- Local community
- Psychosocial care for affected popul and supporting people