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Great East Japan Earthquake 2011

Total number of documents: 49

EU-Japan ready for a new stage in relations?
Source(s): Friends of Europe – Les Amis de l’Europe; JICA, Japan - gov
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 36 p.

This document highlights disaster management and relief as one area where EU and Japan can work even more closely together. Citing EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and C...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/40226


Disaster risk reduction: a Japanese women's perspective on 3/11
Source(s): JWNDRR
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 30 p.

This document discusses the importance of gender sensitivity in disaster risk reduction (DRR), and relates the history and experiences of the Japan Women's Network for Disaster Risk Reduction. The ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/32983


Displacement and older people: the case of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011
Source(s): HAI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 24 p.

This study points at the resourcefulness and resilience of older people that were affected by the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. It shows the importance of emergency preparedness at the personal, ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/36262


Final review of tsunami hazard in New Zealand
Source(s): CDEM, New Zealand - gov
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 222 p.

GNS science consultancy report 2013/131: This report summarises the historical and geological record of tsunami in New Zealand. It updates a report on New Zealand’s tsunami hazards that was compi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35634


HFA IRIDeS review: preliminary report focusing on 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
Source(s): Tohoku Univ
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 32 p.

This report is intended to disseminate the lessons learned from the devastating experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake with Mw 9.0 occurred on March 11, 2011, for the sake of future societies....

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35361


Is your business disaster proof?
Source(s): GH; UNISDR
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This brochure introduces ways for businesses to build resilience to disasters. Highlighting the negative impacts of catastrophic events on businesses and the clear and present dangers threatening them...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/30674


Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation
Source(s): EEA
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 746 p.

This second volume presents case studies covering a diverse range of chemical and technological innovations, and highlighting a number of systemic problems. It contains five parts: (i) lessons from he...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/30684


Private sector strengths applied: good practices in disaster risk reduction from Japan
Source(s): Kokusai Kogyo; UNISDR Hyogo
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 98 p.

This document presents a selection of fourteen case studies focusing on good practices and lessons learned by the private sector in relation to the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It hig...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/33594


Rebuilding for resilience: fortifying infrastructure to withstand disaster
Source(s): PwC - Switzerland
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 57 p.

This report extends the focus of the UNISDR-PwC initiative, looking specifically at the long-term opportunity for public-private sector collaboration in building or rebuilding risk-resilient infrastru...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34786


Recommendations for recovery and reconstruction in Post-2015 Global Framework for DRR (HFA2): summary of consultations
Source(s): IRP
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 31 p.

This document summarizes strategic recommendations to ensure recovery and reconstruction are explicitly referred to in the Post-2015 Global Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (HFA2). It is the outc...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/32895


Tohoku research 2: post-disaster recovery
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 29 p., bilingual English and Japanese

This knowledge note focuses on various aspects of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and environmental management, including studies on: (i) developing record of school experiences from the East Japan Eart...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/32211


Boletín actualidad CRID, marzo 2012
Source(s): CRID
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: online

In Spanish: En este mes Actualidad CRID le informa sobre la sección Emergencias Radiológicas con noticias y otros recursos alusivos al primer aniversario del terremoto y tsunami de Japón. Otras...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25828


Committee for policy planning on disaster management: toward the reconstruction for sound and unwavering Japan
Source(s): Cabinet Office, Japan - gov
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 71 p.

This final report provides the direction of Japan’s disaster management for the future based on the lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake to fulfill the promises in the future. Since ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/31851


Disaster prevention and reconstruction from a gender equal society perspective: Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake
Source(s): Cabinet Office, Japan - gov
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 20 p.

This special section of the annual white paper on gender equality 2012 provides an analysis and proposal under the theme of disaster prevention and reconstruction from a gender equal society perspecti...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29144


East Japan earthquake and tsunami: lessons for the education sector
Source(s): KU GSGES; UNESCO BKK
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 24 p.

This publication provides a compilation of lessons learned for the education sector from the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster. It explores the benefits of education sector preparedness ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27138


Global risks 2012, seventh edition
Source(s): WEF
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 62 p.

This report analyses the top 10 risks in five categories - economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological - and also highlights "X Factor" risks, the wild card threats which warrant...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24591


Learning from megadisasters knowledge notes
Source(s): GFDRR; Japan - gov; WB
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 32 papers

This document includes a set of 32 notes grouped into six thematic clusters: (i) structural measures; (ii) non-structural measures; (iii) emergency response; (iv) reconstruction planning; (v) hazard a...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29163


Learning from megadisasters: the Great East Japan Earthquake
Source(s): GFDRR; WBI; WB
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 22 p.

Knowledge Notes, Executive Summary: In this report, Japan and the World Bank partner to share knowledge on disaster risk management with countries around the world. The Knowledge Notes that mak...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/31377


Lessons from recent major earthquakes
Source(s): Swiss Re
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 15 p.

This report reviews the recent major earthquakes that took place in Chile, New Zealand, Japan, Italy and Turkey, amongst others. It states that the disastrous events of the last two years are a remind...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24710


Lloyd's global underinsurance report
Source(s): Lloyd's
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 90 p.

This report analyses five natural catastrophes in order to examine the role of non-life insurance in reducing costs to the taxpayer and increasing the speed of recovery, both in terms of economic acti...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29838


One year later: lessons from recovery after the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake
Source(s): Heritage Foundation
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 20 p.

Special report no 108, April 26, 2012: This document presents the key lessons learned from a team of experts reassembled to evaluate Japan’s long-term efforts to recover from the Great Eastern J...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26538


Reconstruction towards sustainable communities: promotion of locally-based industries with all stakeholder approach
Source(s): UNCRD
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 129 p.

This report relates the experiences of those who survived the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami using information gathered at a workshop which included field visits and interviews with local rep...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/32269


Reflections: disaster recovery from the heart - Stories of disaster recovery, solidarity and survival
Source(s): ACCU; UNESCO BKK
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 9 p.

This publication presents a narrative of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster, its aftermath, and the ensuing recovery process. It is based on messages of solidarity and understanding s...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27133


Road map of Natori emergency FM radio 'Natoraji'
Source(s): CWS; City of Natori, Japan - gov; KU GSGES; IEDM; MERCY Malaysia
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 31 p., bilingual English and Japanese

This knowledge note addresses the transition between emergency FM to community FM radios in Japan following the devastation brought by the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, which destroyed t...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27374


School recovery: lessons from Asia
Source(s): KU GSGES; IEDM
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 67 p.

This publication provides a compilation of 25 case studies of schools from 12 countries affected by 6 different hazards in an effort to understand the recovery processes of schools from natural disast...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27356


The Sendai report: managing disaster risks for a resilient future
Source(s): GFDRR; Japan - gov; WB
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 61 p.

This report argues that the practice of disaster risk management (DRM) is a defining characteristic of resilient societies, and should therefore be integrated – or ‘mainstreamed’ – into all as...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/29162


The year that shook the rich: a review of natural disasters in 2011
Source(s): Brookings Inst, the
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 142 p.

This review analyses some of the major events and trends related to natural disasters and humanitarian disaster response and looks at the experience of developed countries with natural disasters in 20...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25948


Topics Geo natural catastrophes 2011: analyses, assessments, positions
Source(s): Munich Re
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 56 p.

This issue reports on the most catastrophic events of 2011, which has been the most expensive natural disaster year to date with economic losses amounting to some US$ 380bn. It focuses on the 11 March...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25635


Understanding earthquake risk in Japan following the Tohoku-Oki earthquake of March 11, 2011
Source(s): AIR Worldwide
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 49 p.

This report provides detailed analysis of whether and where the stresses relieved by the March 11, 2011, M9.0 Tohoku earthquake have been transferred to neighboring faults. It presents AIR's prelimina...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25211


Acts of God - Disaster risk reduction after the Japanese earthquake
Source(s): ISPI
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

This article, from a UN OCHA Senior Adviser and Professor at ISPI School, dispels the resilient myth considering the devastating consequences of natural hazards as "acts of God" and explains the conce...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18460


Damage/needs assessment in the affected area of the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku: earthquake and tsunami
Source(s): OYO; SEEDS Asia
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 22 p.

This report is the summary of a post disaster assessment of the areas most affected by the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. The survey evaluates the damage caused, people's needs and goes...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18896


Final research report 2006-2010
Source(s): EDM
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 313 p., bilingual Japanese-English

This document is the second and last mid-term progress report of the Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Center (EDM) research projects aimed to improve the medical system against disasters and to...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18772


Great East Japan earthquake: preliminary observations
Source(s): ADRC; IRP
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 18 p.

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 ts...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/20537


Great East Japan Earthquake: update on damage and recovery (2nd report)
Source(s): ADRC; IRP
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 24 p.

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 ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18847


Japan's unfolding disaster
Source(s): Reuters
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 11 p.

This special report analyses the situation in Japan following the 8.9 earthquake which spawned one of the most powerful tsunamis on record. It states that Japan is among the best prepared countries in...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18423


Living on shaky ground: how to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Northern California
Source(s): Earthquake Country Alliance
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 31 p.

Part of the Putting down roots in earthquake country series: This document is intended to promote earthquake and tsunami readiness. It is based on the best currently available scientific, engineeri...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/20650


Mega earthquake in a resilient society: the great East Japan (Tohoku Kanto) earthquake and tsunami of 11th March 2011
Source(s): KU GSGES
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 76 p.

This report, published two weeks after the Great East Japan (Tohoku-Kanto) earthquake and tsunami, provides a synthesis of certain existing data and a basic situation analysis of the situation. It con...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18605


Policy lessons for Japanese disaster responses
Source(s): EWC
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

Mika Shimizu argues in this bulletin that three major specific policy and social resilience lessons need to be learned from the earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant failure that devas...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/21614


Power blackout risks: Risk management options
Source(s): CRO Forum
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 31 p.

This report calls on governments, the electricity industry, consumers and insurers to take action to make the power supply, society and industry more resilient to events, such as earthquake and tsunam...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24128


Preliminary observations on the Japanese 3/11 earthquake and tsunami
Source(s): HKS
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 5 p.

This article, from a Professor of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, assesses the impacts of the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan, highlighting the success of th...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18455


Survey report on the BCP status of the private sector in the APEC region
Source(s): ADRC
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 38 p.

This report summarises the findings from a 2011 regional survey conducted by the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on the private sector preparedness among Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/25047


The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake: in depth damage report by affected cities and children
Source(s): SEEDS Asia
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 12 p.

This report presents the consequences, one month after, of the "Great Eastern Japan Earthquake" and tsunami that took place in Japan on March, 11 2011. It is intended to help understand the damages an...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18940


The Japan earthquake and tsunami and what they mean for the U.S.
Source(s): FEMA, United States of America - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 5 p.

Written by a FEMA Geophysicist and Coordinating Committee Member for the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, this document explains what happened in Japan and what can be done in the U.S. to i...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18537


The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan: implications for East Asia
Source(s): WB
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

World Bank East Asia and Pacific Economic update 2011, vol. 1: This update analyses the tragic earthquake on March 11 in Japan with a magnitude 9 on the Richter scale and the subsequent tsunami as...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18587


TorqAid diagrammatic framework for disaster risk management
Source(s): TorqAid
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 21 p.

This article summarises diagrams which are used to discuss the key elements of disaster risk management (DRM). These include the Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC), and the Effective Disaster Risk ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/21008


Towards reconstruction: hope beyond the disaster
Source(s): Japan - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 56 p.

This document provides a sensible set of guidelines for deciding what should be rebuilt and where. It states that a concept of "disaster reduction" will be paramount in reconstruction. Based on this c...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23594


Tsunami – March 11, 2011
Source(s): Earth Gauge
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

This paper gives some basic information about tsunamis and preparedness following the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that occurred off the East Coast of Japan on March 11, 2011 at 5:46 a.m. Coordinated Univ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18421


White paper on disaster management 2011 - executive summary
Source(s): Cabinet Office, Japan - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 17 p.

This year, the Great East Japan Earthquake is the focus of the Japan Cabinet Office white paper. This white paper shows the overview of the disaster and its countermeasures from various angles, summa...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/20761


World Bank East Asia and Pacific economic update 2011, volume 1: securing the present, shaping the future
Source(s): WB
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 123 p.

This publication is the comprehensive, twice-yearly review of the region’s economies prepared by the East Asia and Pacific region of the World Bank. It addresses the risks of climate change and 'nat...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18653