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JDR Vol.9 No.sp pp. 619-627
(2014)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2014.p0619

Review:

Risk Communication in Japan Concerning Future of Nuclear Technology

Masaharu Kitamura

Research Institute for Technology Management Strategy, Ltd., 6-6-40 Aramaki-Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan

Received:
February 24, 2014
Accepted:
June 6, 2014
Published:
September 1, 2014
Keywords:
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, risk communication, second stories, Defense-in-Depth, public participation
Abstract

Investigation reports of Fukushima nuclear disaster have been analyzed with emphasis on deriving deeper understanding of factors contributed to the disaster. Through the present analysis, lack of convincing risk communication to citizens has been identified as the main factor. Some proposals have been made to improve the risk communication concerning nuclear technology.

Cite this article as:
M. Kitamura, “Risk Communication in Japan Concerning Future of Nuclear Technology,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.9, No.sp, pp. 619-627, 2014.
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