Emergency and disaster management briefing for Sept. 7, 2018: California officials are seeking to revoke the licenses of top administrators and senior care centers in Santa Rosa following the 2017 wildfires.
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has completed its installation of materials necessary to begin building an Ice Wall, or a frozen soil wall, to prevent the penetration of groundwater and its mixing with contaminated water in the damaged reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant.
North Korea fires missiles protesting sanctions and military drills, China enforces recently passed UN sanctions on North Korea, and clean up continues in Japan five years after a massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
On March 11, 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake occurred about 45 miles off shore from Japan's northeast coastline. It was the first of three disasters to occur, and it was the initiator of the two additional and more devastating disasters.