IAEA Briefing on Fukushima Nuclear Accident (5 May 2011, 20:00 UTC)
On Thursday, 5 May 2011, the IAEA provided the following information on the current status of nuclear safety in Japan:
- Emergency at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Since 21 April
Overall, the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains very serious.
The IAEA receives information from various official sources in Japan through the Japanese national competent authority, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA). This Update Brief is based on information received by the IAEA Incident and Emergency Centre up to 17:00 UTC on 3 May 2011.