Risk Communication in the Case of the Fukushima Accident: Impact of Communication and Lessons to Be Learned

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Risk Communication in the Case of the Fukushima Accident: Impact of Communication and Lessons to Be Learned. / Perko, Tanja.

In: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Vol. 12, No. 4, 01.10.2016, p. 683-686.

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Perko, Tanja. / Risk Communication in the Case of the Fukushima Accident: Impact of Communication and Lessons to Be Learned. In: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2016 ; Vol. 12, No. 4. pp. 683-686.

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abstract = "Risk communication about the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in 2011 was often not transparent, timely, clear, nor factually correct. However, lessons related to risk communication have been identified and some of them are already addressed in national and international communication programmes and strategies. The Fukushima accident may be seen as a practice scenario for risk communication with important lessons to be learned. As a result of risk communication failures during the accident, the world is now better prepared for communication related to nuclear emergencies than it was 5 years ago The present study discusses the impact of communication, as applied during the Fukushima accident, and the main lessons learned. It then identifies pathways for transparent, timely, clear and factually correct communication to be developed, practiced and applied in nuclear emergency communication before, during, and after nuclear accidents.",
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