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The establishment of a new organization in Japan integrating the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) and the National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) was officially decided on May 31 in preparation for infectious disease crises.
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In this study, a series of numerical analyses of meteorology, runoff, river flow, and inundation were performed to quantitatively evaluate the effects of historical warming on precipitation, discharge, water level, and flood inundation.
Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
Japan's Diet has revised legislation so that weather companies and other private businesses that pass screening can forecast floods and mudslides.
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The White Paper on Disaster Management 2018 has a special feature with a title of “Threats of Meteorological Hazards - Focusing on the Northern Kyushu Torrential Rain,” which covers loss and damage caused by the July 2017 Northern Kyushu Torrential Rain

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The White Paper on Disaster Management in Japan 2017 provides an overview of current disaster management measures in Japan, including for natural hazards and nuclear disasters. It also looks at recent progress on disaster measures and policy initiatives

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The White Paper on Disaster Management in Japan 2016 provides an update on the status of disaster management measures in Japan, including for natural hazards and nuclear disasters. It looks at the state of measures and policy initiatives with a particular

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Japan's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Japan. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici