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Technical Disaster

Related, an industrial accident is a disaster type term used to describe technological accidents of an industrial nature involving industrial buildings. It comprises a number of disaster subsets: chemical spill/leak, explosions, collapses, gas leaks, etc. It is also used to describe technological transport accidents involving mechanized modes of transport. source: CRED

 By UNISDR http://www.unisdr.org/archive/36739

Today Japan remembers

11 Mar 2014, UNISDR AP

The Mayor of Sendai, Emiko Okuyama said: 'For the citizens of Sendai City, the Great East Japan Earthquake is an incident that must never be forgotten….It is our duty to hand down the experiences we had and lessons learned to future generations, and to contribute to the progress of disaster risk reduction in the world'...



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