ICRP International

Conference on Recovery After Nuclear Accidents

Radiological Protection Lessons
from Fukushima and Beyond

December 1 - 18, 2020

C.J. Guembou Shouop, M. Ndontchueng Moyo, D. Strivay

Updated: Dec 11, 2020

Fukushima Accident Impact 13,000 km Away and a Lesson for Developing Countries

C.J. Guembou Shouop (National Radiation Protection Agency of Cameroon), M. Ndontchueng Moyo (University of Liège, Belgium), D. Strivay (Université de Douala, Cameroon)

Studies have been performing worldwide to provide up-to-date information on radioactivity released to the environment and its impact on it after major nuclear accidents as the recent Fukushima one. One main concern regarding the assessment of radioactivity released in developing countries is the lack of information regarding their natural radioactivity background. It is then undeniable that while using radiation monitors after