A nuclear meltdown is an informal term for a severe nuclear reactor accident that results in core damage from overheating. The term is not officially defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency or by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
The March 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan was a man made disaster after a natural disaster, an earthquake, took place and caused the collapse of man made nuclear reactions which devastated Japan.
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http://japan.mycityportal.net - Japan: Looking to Shinzo Abe for a Brighter Future - Heritage.org (blog) - Heritage.org (blog)Japan: Looking to Shinzo Abe for a Brighter FutureHeritage.org (blog)The March 2011 earthquake that caused the shutdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant also set in motion a political chain reaction that shut down all... - http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=tfd=Rusg=AFQjCNFBg529R6WlPHO