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Japan: Government adopts volcanic disaster evacuation bill, eyes caution zones

29 May 2015, Japan News, the

The government adopted a bill at a Cabinet meeting Friday that will require municipalities near volcanoes to compile evacuation plans in preparation for volcanic disasters, reports the Japan News. Of the 142 cities, towns and villages near the 50 closely monitored volcanoes, only 20 had specific evacuation plans as of March 26, according to the Cabinet Office...


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