[ RadSafe ] IAEA Director General's Update on Tsunami and Earthquake Emergency Response
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IAEA Director General's Update on Tsunami and Earthquake Emergency Response
Uploaded by IAEA video on Mar 12, 2011
12 March 2011, 2000 CET
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano provided a video statement on the
aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. Director General
Amano expressed his sincerest condolences for the lives and homes lost, and
said "My heart goes out to the people of my home country as they rise to the
challenge of this immense tragedy."
Director General Amano notes the current effort to prevent further damage to
Unit 1 reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
In response to the situation, Director General Amano also explained the
IAEA's dual role to use emergency communication channels to exchange
verified, official information between Japan and other IAEA Member States,
as well as to coordinate the delivery of international assistance, should
Japan or other affected countries request it.
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