Great East Japan earthquake: preliminary observations

This document outlines the preliminary observations of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011 (GLIDE number: EQ-2011-000028-JPN) including: its type, hypocenter, magnitude; the subsequent tsunami; effects of the earthquake and tsunami in terms of human casualties and economic damage; the disaster affected area; disaster preparedness measures; pre-disaster measures, including non-structural measures; and recovery efforts.
Date:
2011
Pages:
18 p.
Sources:

Keywords

Themes:
Information Management, Recovery, Governance, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Indigenous Knowledge
Hazards:
Earthquake, Tsunami
Countries:
Japan
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