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Media Advisory 2011/25

IAEA to Brief on Fukushima Nuclear Accident, 5 May 2011

4 May 2011 | IAEA officials will hold a briefing on Thursday, 5 May 2011, for journalists to discuss the Japanese nuclear emergency.

The briefing will begin at 14:30 UTC/16:30 CET on Thursday, 5 May 2011, in the Press Room of the M-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

The IAEA's media briefings on the Fukushima nuclear power plant are now available via audio streaming.

The audio stream is not an interactive channel. Its purpose is to provide the media an opportunity to listen to the press conference. It cannot be delivered in broadcast quality.

Satellite trucks may be parked on VIC plaza (see below).


Journalists with permanent accreditation to the VIC need no further credentials. We encourage those journalists who do not yet have permanent accreditation, to request it at: UNIS Vienna. All others must seek accreditation by contacting the IAEA Press Office, tel. [43-1] 2600-21279 or [43-1] 2600-21273.

Satellite Trucks

Due to UN security requirements, only satellite trucks are allowed to enter the VIC. Details of satellite trucks (names of crew, affiliations and license plate numbers) must be sent immediately to IAEA Press Office; tel. [43-1] 2600-21279 or 21273.

For background, please see the multiple updates the IAEA has released so far. Follow updates on the IAEA at these sites:

IAEA Website
In Focus: Fukushima Nuclear Accident
IAEA Facebook
IAEA Imagebank
IAEA Video