Journal article

Impacts of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster on healthcare facilities: A systematic literature review

Sae Ochi, Claire Leppold, Shigeaki Kato

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction | ELSEVIER | Published : 2020


Understanding how a disaster impact functions of healthcare facilities is important future disaster risk reduction. This study aims to synthesise the impact of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, one of the largest chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear, or explosive (CRBNE) events in world history, on the functional status of healthcare facilities. Two data sources, Medline and Nursing databases, were searched for peer-reviewed papers written in English or Japanese. CiNii and Ichi-shi Web were searched for papers in Japanese. Articles written in English or Japanese and published from March 2011 to April 2019 were included. For further information within the month of the disaster, newspap..

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