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Fukushima one year on: Poor planning hampered Fukushima response

Fukushima in review: A complex disaster, a disastrous response From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  One year after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, an independent investigation panel has highlighted the country’s failures in disaster planning … Continue reading

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Children affected by earthquakes and their immediate emotional needs

From International Social Work With the recent devastating events that have struck Japan, our thoughts turn to the heart breaking aftermath the people face.  The challenges are overwhelming for all, but hardest for the most vulnerable in society. Lessons may … Continue reading

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Do the benefits of nuclear power outweigh the risks?: A time for Japan to review its policies?

The Challenge of Climate Change and Energy Policies for Building a Sustainable Society in Japan From Organization & Environment  In response to last week’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the role and safety risks of nuclear power are being reassessed … Continue reading

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