Great East Japan Earthquake: update on damage and recovery (2nd report)

This document presents the consequences, four weeks after, of the "Great Eastern Japan Earthquake" and tsunami that took place in Japan on March, 11 2011. It is intended to help understand better the damages and losses caused by the earthquake and the tsunami.

The document reports on the initiatives of the government and the implications for tsunami preparedness in terms of non-structural measures and structural measures (pre-disaster education, evacuation areas, etc.). It also highlights the profile of the earthquake, casualties, damage to economical bases, evacuation, and other data with photographs. It will help you understand the outline of the situation after the great earthquake.
Date:
2011
Pages:
24 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Urban Risk & Planning, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Earthquake, Tsunami
Countries:
Japan
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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