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1,500 Children likely to develop heart problems on a yearly basis- Effects of the Fukushima nuclear disaster – banned by Face Book?

 This is a defect in the heart of children caused by radiation from Chernobyl, and it causes physical holes in the heart of the child, along with a host of other issues.

Screenshot from 2014-04-15 20:32:09

Image and quote source; http://www.chernobyl-international.com/programmes/medical-programmes-projects/cardiac-mission

Op Ed Arlight2011part2

Posted to nuclear-news.net

15th April 2012

In an attempt to work out the possible figures of children that will be born annually in Japan with birth defects,  I have used the figures below to make an estimation of the likely impact. Based on figures from Chernobyl from Yablakov (2010) of 8, 300, 000 against a similar area in Fukushima Prefecture and the NW Myiagi prefecture (ACRO France) with a population living in contaminated areas of under 2, 500, 000.  The figures seem to point to 1,500 children a year are likely to be born in future years with birth defects.

There is obviously some dispute as to the figures and areas of contamination. Also, the contamination in the mountains is likely to hit cities like Koriyama that are downhill of this unknown and untested for contamination. there are also some small issues with the population statistics though they seem about right to me.

Japan has no free health services and I would recommend that people not conceive in such a a place and subject their unborn Fetus to the high levels of Gamma radiation. Thanks to local initiatives food contamination is presently being contained mainly but as time goes on, like in Belarus etc, testing becomes lax. So evacuation is a good idea for young people wanting to raise a family. The issue of contaminated food is an international one that needs independent analysis to ascertain the depths of the problem and the IAEA and WHO are not up to the job because they have a nuclear bias.  The quotes and links follow for you to decide if I am right or not;

From Chernobyl Children International

Today in Belarus, over 7000 children await treatment for cardiac conditions that would be practically routine matters in the United States or Europe. The country’s health services are already stretched to the breaking point,  and the waiting list grows by an estimated 800 to 1000 children every year.

[..]

Since its establishment, Chernobyl Children’s Project International has built and maintained a fleet of over 140 ambulances in Belarus and Western Russian

http://www.chernobyl-international.org/programs.html

Quote from the Irish Independent newspaper – April 2014

The €3m spent so far on establishing and maintaining the program has been raised entirely in Ireland by CCI donors and volunteer fund raising activities.

[..]

For the past 10 years, the program has been treating a significant portion of the 6,000 Ukrainian children born with genetic heart diseases every year. Many of these conditions, known as the ‘Chernobyl heart’, have been linked to the radiation leaks from the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident in 1986.”

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Quotes from Chernobyl Children International CEO Adi Roche 2014

https://nuclear-news.net/2014/04/14/kiev-crisis-halts-chernobyl-charitys-e3m-surgery-plan-children-at-risk/

Wiki Information

According to reports from Soviet scientists, 28,000 square kilometers (km ², or 10,800 square miles, mi²) were contaminated by caesium-137 to levels greater than 185 kBq per square meter. Roughly 830,000 people lived in this area. About 10,500 km ² (4,000 mi²) were contaminated by caesium-137 to levels greater than 555 kBq/m². Of this total, roughly 7,000 km² (2,700 mi²) lie in Belarus, 2,000 km² (800 mi²) in the Russian Federation and 1,500 km² (580 mi²) in Ukraine. About 250,000 people lived in this area. These reported data were corroborated by the International Chernobyl Project.[13]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Effects_of_the_Chernobyl_disaster

Ratical website information

Populations which were particularly exposed to radiation by the Chernobyl catastrophe

  1. Clean-up workers (liquidators):
    830,000 (Yablokov 2010)
  2. Evacuees from the 30 km zone and other highly contaminated zones:
    350,400 (Yablokov, 2010)
  3. The population of the heavily irradiated zones in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine:
    8,300,000 (Yablokov, 2010)
  4. European population in zones with minor exposure to radiation:
    600,000,000 (Fairlie, 2007)

http://www.ratical.org/radiation/Chernobyl/HEofC25yrsAC.html

Saved information from Christina Mac Phearson`s Blog with links

Dr Wertelecki reminds us that there are many causes of birth abnormalities. One well recognised cause is foetal alcohol syndrome, due to alcoholism in the mother. However, the program did in fact research this question. 6 universities joined it in a  very well funded and thorough study of pregnant women. It showed that in this Northern area, alcohol use among pregnant women is statistically less than in the Ukraine in general. . Alcohol does not explain the birth abnormalities. Radiation is the obvious major cause.

https://nuclear-news.net/information/health-environment/birth-defects-in-the-chernobyl-radiation-affected-region-2/

Asahi.com

According to the prefectural government’s statistics division, the population of the prefecture as of May 1 was 1,950,341, a drop of about 18,000 from the previous year and of about 74,000 from the pre-quake figure in March 2011.

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/recovery/AJ201305250033

More Asahi.com

Screenshot from 2014-04-15 18:23:52

2,569 402 people were counted in the census before the disaster

2,525 023 in 1st February 2013

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/recovery/AJ201302260076

More information on population statistics here;

http://www.citypopulation.de/Japan-Fukushima.html

Fukushima University

This is another figure from Fukushima University with no date attached showing about 160, 000 more people than Asahi figures

Fukushimaprefecture:

Total population: 2,121,682
male: 1,034,680
female: 1,087,002
area: 13,781 km2

Safecast citizen radiation monitoring

Screenshot from 2014-04-15 19:01:46

Alternative radiation mapping posted by EXSKF ;

https://nuclear-news.net/2012/09/28/professor-yukio-hayakawas-radiation-contour-map-of-the-fukushima-i-nuke-plant-accident-ver-7/

ACRO France radiation monitoring

The contamination is very large and comparable to the environment of Chernobyl.
The Maeda field of Iitate-mura is the most contaminated place.
Iodine contamination is the largest and it is better to evacuate the population.
On the long time range, cesium 137 is the most worrying element because it has a half-life of 30 years.

Regarding the results expressed in Bq/kg of soil, most of them are higher than the limit fixed by the Japanese authorities at 5 000 Bq/kg for agriculture. Rice cannot be cultivated.

The data expressed in Bq/m² can be compared to the definition of the zones in Belorussia after the Chernobyl disaster (law of 1991) :
185 000 – 555 000 Bq/m²: migration allowed
555 000 – 1 480 000 Bq/m²: right to rehousing

Most of the results are higher than one of these limits.

http://www.acro.eu.org/OCJ_en.html

Final note from Arclight2011part2

Food contamination is likely to be the adding to the heart problems of radiation causing heart defects as UNSCEAR has claimed that 50 percent of the food is likely to be contaminated and that is why they set 100 bq/Kg limit as opposed the the European standard of 1250 Bq/Kg (Codex Alimentarius food “safety” standards). As an aside, food and beverage from Japan is NOT checked at USA and European Ports as it is presumed to be checked by the Japanese Authorities.

April 25, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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  1. Reblogged this on jkmhoffman.

    Comment by jkmhoffman2014 | April 25, 2014 | Reply

  2. Reblogged this on nuclear-news and commented:

    Op Ed Arlight2011part2

    Posted to nuclear-news.net

    15th April 2012

    In an attempt to work out the possible figures of children that will be born annually in Japan with birth defects, I have used the figures below to make an estimation of the likely impact. Based on figures from Chernobyl from Yablakov (2010) of 8, 300, 000 against a similar area in Fukushima Prefecture and the NW Myiagi prefecture (ACRO France) with a population living in contaminated areas of under 2, 500, 000. The figures seem to point to 1,500 children a year are likely to be born in future years with birth defects.

    There is obviously some dispute as to the figures and areas of contamination. Also, the contamination in the mountains is likely to hit cities like Koriyama that are downhill of this unknown and untested for contamination. there are also some small issues with the population statistics though they seem about right to me.

    Comment by arclight2011part2 | February 3, 2018 | Reply


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