Daily Archives: 2020/04/06

Answering a Call from Global First Responders via Gender+Radiation Impact Project (GRIP)

Mary Olson — April 3, 2020 It was the last day of January when Magnus Lovold, Policy Advisor to the Arms Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), called to invite Gender and Radiation Impact Project to speak on … Continue reading

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Protective gear shortage hits Fukushima workers via The Asahi Shimbun

The shortage of protective gear caused by the coronavirus pandemic has hit the workers at the meltdown-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, where they’ve needed them daily for years to guard against radiation. Shipments temporarily stopped coming in, although … Continue reading

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‘Bad news’: radiation 16 times above normal after forest fire near Chernobyl via The Guardian

The blaze started on Saturday close to the site of the world’s worst ever nuclear disaster Ukrainian officials have sought calm after forest fires in the restricted zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear accident, led to a rise … Continue reading

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