World Health Organisation - Advice on radiation issues
The World Health Organisation website provide a useful selection of pages on radiation risks arising from the Japan earthquake.
1. Current riskhttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index.html
2. Ionising radiationhttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index1.html
3. Human exposure to ionising radiationhttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index2.html
4. Travel advicehttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index3.html
5. Health effectshttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index4.html
6. Public health actionshttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index5.html
7. Personal protective measureshttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index6.html
8. Food safetyhttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index7.html
9. Water contaminationhttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index8.html
10. WHO's responsehttp://www.who.int/hac/crises/jpn/faqs/en/index9.html
In addition the WHO publishes regular situation reports regarding radiation exposure through air, drinking water and locally grown foodstuffs.http://www.wpro.who.int/sites/eha/disasters/2011/jpn_earthquake/list.htm
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