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Fukushima: Reducing mortality from compound disasters

15 Aug 2016, UNISDR

A new report highlights the lessons of Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the world’s deadliest catastrophe in a decade, underlining how they fed into the creation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The study also addresses disaster displacement - around 150,000 people were displaced, and 66% remain scattered across the country.



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