Sendai (Miyagi, Japan)

Type: City
Name: Sendai (Miyagi, Japan) (Sendai Airport)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 38.133301
Longitude: 140.917007
population: 1,037,569
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 8 reports

Japan to proceed with Sendai nuclear plant restart despite volcanic eruption risks

The Government of Japan intends to push with its plans to restart two nuclear reactors, depite the sudden volcanic eruption in its central region.The two nuclear reactors scheduled for revival are located near active volcanoes.Public concerns are high ... [Published Power Technology - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Toxic gas halts Japan volcano search as more victims found

Rescuers at the peak of a Japanese volcano find what may be five new victims of Saturday's eruption, with at least 36 people feared dead.Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash insta ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Asian forum warns of nuclear threats

Panelists at this year’s No Nukes Asia Forum (NNAF) in Taipei yesterday highlighted the risks posed by nuclear energy and its rapid expansion despite the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster three years ago.NNAF Japan coordinator Daisuke Saito ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese ex-PMs take anti-nuclear stance to rock stage

Two former prime ministerial foes who became anti-nuclear campaigners in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima crisis joined a rock festival event in Tokyo on Monday that brought together musicians opposed to nuclear power."We must create a country where nuclear ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Eruption or not, nuclear restart in Japan to go ahead on schedule

06:16white smoke rising from Mount Ontake at Nagano prefecture, one day after Japan's volcano Ontake erupted in central Japan.(AFP Photo / Jiji Press Japan Out)Japan’s plans to restart the Sendai nuclear reactor won’t be affected by the volcanic eruption ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 3 reports

REUTERS - At least 31 people feared dead after Japan volcano erupts

At least 31 people feared dead after Japan volcano eruptsThirty-one people were presumed dead on Sunday near the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted unexpectedly a day earlier while it was packed with hikers out to admire autumn foliage, sending a ... [Published Zaman - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

At least 31 people feared dead after Japan volcano erupts

Professional valet service for all event http://nusapark.com/ Thirty-one people were presumed dead today near the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted unexpectedly a day earlier while it was packed with hikers out to admire autumn foliage, ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Global Water Partnership Publication: New Brief to Support Water and Disaster Risk Reduction Agenda

GWP has been requested by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction  (UNISDR)  to support the preparations for  the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)  in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. With inputs from its partners, GWP led the ... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Niger: Japan pledges support to help African countries recover from disaster

Source: UN Development ProgrammeCountry: Angola, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Japan, Niger, Rwanda Tokyo, 26 September 2014 – The government announced today that it will donate US$ 2 million to a United Nations programme to help African nations prepare for ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Abe urges resolution

Jiji Press NEW YORK (Jiji Press) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday to redouble his efforts to resolve the issue of Iran’s nuclear development.During a meeting at the U.N. headquarters in New York, Abe told ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

16,000 rally in Tokyo against plan to restart N-reactors

TOKYOSome 16,000 people rallied on Tuesday in the Japanese capital against the government’s plan to restart nuclear reactors, more than three years after the Fukushima disaster, Jiji Press said, even as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan will not restart ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Tokyo, Shinzo Abe, Nuclear
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 5 reports

16,000 people protest against Japan restarting power plants: Kyodo

Some 16-thousand protesters crowded a park in Tokyo on Tuesday, protesting the Japanese government's push to restart nuclear reactors, as early as this winter amid heavy anti-nuclear sentiment.According to Kyodo News Agency among those in the crowd was ... [Published Arirang - Sep 23 2014]

Quotes

Yoshitaka Mukohara, a candidate in the 2012 elections for the governorship of Kagoshima, was quoted by the news agency as saying: "No one knows when natural disasters, including earthquakes and tsunamis will strike. The fact that they could not predict the Mt Ontake eruption highlights that."
Marco Lambertini will attend "The Launch and Discussion of WWF Living Planet Report 2014: Asia and Indonesia Context" on 10 October 2014 at Erasmus Huis, Netherlands Culture Center, Jakarta...
"In addition to a heavy workload, we've had countermeasures for severe accidents and other new items to deal with, so there really is no precedent we can look to for a guide" a company official said in explaining the further delay
Nonetheless, the threat of terrorism could not be faced with cultural openness alone, he said, stressing that "the important path of international law is also available to us" . The global nature of the new terrorism was precisely why the framework of international law offered the only viable way of dealing with the urgent...

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Japan to proceed with Sendai nuclear plant res... [Published Power Technology - 8 hours ago]
Alert level system applied to 30 volcanoes [Published The Japan News - 10 hours ago]
Asia shows the way in protecting Earth's natura... [Published WWF Indonesia - 10 hours ago]
KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER : Restart of southwestern... [Published 4 Traders - 10 hours ago]
Restart of Sendai plant may be delayed [Published NHK - 11 hours ago]
Volcanic eruption fires concern about Kagoshima... [Published Japan Times - 12 hours ago]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Nuclear Plants ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER : Local cities demand Sen... [Published 4 Traders - 17 hours ago]
World: Widespread Indifference, Attempts to Cre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 19 hours ago]
Volcanic Eruption No Issue for Nuclear Restart ... [Published Uranium Investing News - 22 hours ago]
Asian forum warns of nuclear threats [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 29 2014]
At UN, PH rejects China’s ‘dangerous, reckless’... [Published Rappler - Sep 29 2014]
Japanese ex-PMs take anti-nuclear stance to roc... [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
Japanese Volcano Erupts, Kills Dozens, Rescue H... [Published Environment News Service - Sep 29 2014]
Volcano won't affect plans to restart Sendai nu... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Sep 29 2014]
Mount Ontake disaster clouds nuclear debate [Published Strategic Risk - Sep 29 2014]
Toxic gas halts Japan volcano search as more vi... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 29 2014]
UPDATE 1-Japan vows to push ahead with reactor ... [Published CNBC - Sep 29 2014]
Motivated women in tsunami-hit Ishinomaki launc... [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
Eruption or not, nuclear restart in Japan to go... [Published Russia Today - Sep 29 2014]
Japan's Suga says volcanic eruption has no impa... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 29 2014]
Japan says volcanic eruption has no impact on n... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 29 2014]
Japan's Suga says volcanic eruption has no impa... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
Japan resumes search for victims of volcanic er... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
REUTERS - At least 31 people feared dead after ... [Published Zaman - Sep 28 2014]
31 people feared dead in Mt. Ontake volcano eru... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 28 2014]
At least 31 feared dead near peak of Japanese v... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 28 2014]
At least 31 people feared dead after Japan volc... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Sep 28 2014]
31 people feared dead after Japan volcano erupts [Published World Bulletin - Sep 28 2014]
Child care, tourism key for Japan's struggling ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 28 2014]
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Volcano won't affect plans to restart Sendai nu... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Sep 29 2014]
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Japan says volcanic eruption has no impact on n... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 29 2014]
The deadly eruption of a volcano in Japan over the weekend will not affect the restart of the Sendai nuclear reactor, which is in a separate volcanically active area, the country's top government spokesman said on Monday.Mount Ontake erupted on Saturday, ...
Global Water Partnership Publication: New Brief... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Sep 28 2014]
GWP has been requested by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction  (UNISDR)  to support the preparations for  the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)  in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. With inputs from its partners, GWP led the ...
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