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Reference Material: Impacts of the nuclear accident on Fukushima Prefecture—Evacuee numbers, population by district, primary and junior high school students, agricultural output

By Matsukubo Hajime (CNIC) Statistical data on changes in Fukushima Prefecture’s evacuee numbers, population by district, numbers of primary and junior high school students in areas that were evacuated and agricultural output were used...

CNIC Statement: We Protest the Granting of Consent to Operate the Aging Nuclear Power Plants, Takahama Unit 1 and Unit 2 and Mihama Unit 3, Beyond Their Lifespan of 40 Years

Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center (issued in Japanese on April 29, 2021) On April 28, Fukui Prefecture Governor Sugimoto Tatsuji gave his consent to the operation of Kansai Electric Power Company’s (Kanden’s) Takahama No. 1,...

WHO’s WHO: Shibahara Yōichi, a key person who passes down the story of how the Ashihama NPP Project was stopped

By Yoshii Michiko, Professor at Dept. of International Communication, Faculty of Humanities, Okinawa University Mie Prefecture, located in the southern part of the mid-Japan region, where the biggest city is Nagoya, hosts no nuclear...

Long-term Evacuation 10 Years After the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Results of a Nationwide Survey of Nuclear Accident Evacuees

By Saito Yoko, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Institute of Disaster Area Revitalization, Regrowth and Governance, Kwansei Gakuin University Introduction The number of evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture due to the accident at the Tokyo...

Ten years on from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident: Japan-South Korea Joint online action launched – “Stop discharging radioactive water into the ocean” and “no more nuclear power generation”

By Hideyuki Ban, CNIC Co-Director Ten years have passed since the severe accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS). To mark this occasion, South Korean anti-nuclear organizations called on their Japanese counterparts...