International Atomic Energy Agency Briefing on Fukushima ...
... Nuclear Accident
On Monday, 18 April 2011, the IAEA provided the following information on the current status of nuclear safety in Japan:
1. Current Situation
Overall, the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains very serious but there are early signs of recovery in some functions, such as electrical power and instrumentation.
On 17th April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced that TEPCO had issued a "Roadmap towards Restoration from the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station". The roadmap outlines 63 measures to be taken in two steps over a period of six to nine months. TEPCO declared they will "make every effort to enable evacuees to return to their homes and for all citizens to be able to secure a sound life".
Changes to Fukushima Daiichi Plant Status
The IAEA receives information updates from a variety of official Japanese sources, through the national competent authorities: the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) and the Ministry of Education,. Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
Read more: eNews (18 April 2011)