Information for Australians in Japan 20 March 2011

20 Mar 2011 8:48 PM | Anonymous
The travel advice for Japan has been reviewed and reissued.

It contains new information under Health Issues (advice on sheltering and
decontamination provided by the Department of Health and Ageing and advice
on food and water safety provided by Food Standards Australia New Zealand).
It also contains latest advice from the Australian Radiation Protection and
Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) on new International Atomic Energy Agency's
International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES) rating and
changed weather conditions. A link to the ARPANSA website is also contained
in the lastest advice.

The level of the advice for northern Honshu (including Tokyo and
surrounding districts) remains at “Do not travel”. The overall level of the
advice for Japan remains at “Exercise a high degree of caution”.

Please refer to the website for the most up-to-date issue of the travel

DFAT Crisis Centre
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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