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Tohoku research 1 (post-disaster recovery)

  • Publication date: 2012
  • Author(s): Shaw, Rajib; Takeuchi, Yukiko; Matsuura, Shohei; Isayama, Kenji; Hibino, Junichi; Oikawa, Yukihiko; Ueda, Yasutaka; Hishida, Nozomi
  • Number of pages: 32 p.

This research report is concerned with the purpose of disseminating experience and lessons learned from the East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (EJET) to help strengthen disaster resilience of disaster prone regions in Japan and the world. It focuses on different aspects of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and environmental management. Some issues addressed: (i) developing record of school experiences from the EJET; (ii) study on building school centered disaster resilient community, which includes a review of past DRR activities; (iii) building disaster resilient community through healthcare networking by improving local DRR; and (iv) the role of social capital in post-disaster recovery.

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Health & Health Facilities, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Earthquake, Tsunami
  • Countries/Regions:Japan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27633

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