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Insights from innovative approaches developed in postemergency situations - A way to engage populations living in contaminated territories and inform and communicate on the real situation at stake
Year:2018
Research Areas
  • Nuclear thermic stations and fusion
Information
Abstract
The Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents have caused significant social and economic disruptions that have affected the local populations, with effects extending over years or decades, inevitably impacting their health and well-being. It appears that affected populations are very concerned about their living conditions, and these concerns encompass various aspects (health, environment, economy, etc.). However, they generally lack information, support and basic knowledge to cope with this kind of situation. Following the Chernobyl accident, several studies have highlighted the need for developing new and innovative approaches to respond to concerns of populations affected by long-lasting contamination of their environment and to improve their living conditions. And the recent feedback from the Japanese situation - 7 years after the Fukushima accident ? confirms these conclusions. It also shows that, thanks to the progress of digital technologies, people living in contaminated territories have now the means to measure the radioactivity of their environment, share these results through various networks and so, regain progressively control of their daily life. In this context, this paper aims to examine how these innovative approaches can represent an occasion to engage people living in contaminated territories, answer to their concerns, and to inform and communicate on the situation at stake. This paper will also inquire the role of radiation protection experts in that kind of situation.
International
Si
Congress
International Symposium on Communicating Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies to the Public. International Atomic Energy Agency
960
Place
Viena. Austria
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
CDP08UPM
Start Date
01/10/2018
End Date
05/10/2018
From page
1
To page
3
Online. International Symposium on Communicating Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies to the Public 1-5 octubre 2018 Actas: https://event.do/iaea/a/#/events/2412 Ponencia: https://event.do/iaea/a/#/events/2412/f/15626/s/139507
Participants
  • Autor: Melanie Maitre (CEPN, Francia)
  • Autor: Thierry Schneider (CEPN, Francia)
  • Autor: Eduardo Florentino Gallego Diaz (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ciencia y Tecnología de sistemas avanzados de fisión nuclear
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Energética
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