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Fu·ku·shi·ma

 (fo͞o′kə-shē′mə, -ko͞o-shē′mä)
A city of north-central Honshu, Japan, north-northeast of Tokyo. It is a trade and transportation center.

Fukushima

(ˌfuːkuːˈʃiːmə)
n
(Placename) a city in Japan, in N Honshu: noted for production of silk; site of a serious nuclear power station accident following an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Pop: 290 064 (2011 est)
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In his calculation based on the ECRR model that considers such internal radiation risks,(5) Busby has estimated that within 100 km of Fukushima Daiichi, approximately 200,000 excess cancers will occur within the next 50 years, with about half of them diagnosed in the next 10 years, if the 3.
8 jolted northeastern Japan off Fukushima prefecture on Friday and a 50 cm tsunami advisory was issued for the coast of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
TOKYO, August 02, 2011 (Balochistan Times): An estimated 1,700 people rallied in the capital of Japans Fukushima region, home to a crippled atomic power plant, on Sunday, calling for an end to nuclear energy, local media reported.
7 kilograms of meat from a cow shipped from Fukushima Prefecture and contaminated with radioactive cesium at two of its outlets in Chiba Prefecture.
The arrival and activities of the medical team from the Royal Medical Services (RMS) to Fukushima in Japan, has been well covered by the local newspapers in Fukushima, which described the mission as a "kind gesture that could never go unnoticed".
Any rating system that puts the ongoing Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear crisis in the same category as the Chernobyl disaster paints with a broad brush.
Summary: Japan's nuclear safety agency has said the cooling system of a second nuclear reactor at the Fukushima nuclear plant has failed.
An earlier version of this release incorrectly described pressure venting actions at Units 1, 2, and 4 at the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant.
A Japan Airlines (JAL) plane bound for Fukushima from Osaka was diverted to Tokyo's Haneda airport on Tuesday after developing engine trouble, Fukushima prefectural officials said.
A 40-year-old Nepalese man who was reported missing after completing a 10-month training program in Fukushima Prefecture has already returned to his country, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said Friday.