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This report dissects the COVID-19 countermeasures successfully adopted in Korea. The response of the government of the Republic of Korea to COVID-19 has been heralded as among the most successful.
In this study, a flooding time nomograph (FTN) was proposed to predict the flood occurrence time according to rainfall conditions, such as intensity, time distribution, and duration in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
This study compared the relative risks of heat days on mortalities by vulnerable groups in the past decade (1999–2008) and the recent decade (2009–2018) in four cities, Seoul, Incheon, Daegu, and Gwangju, in Korea.
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The Voluntary National Report of the Republic of Korea for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
To mitigate the impacts of urban floods in Seoul, the researchers established flood-vulnerable areas as target areas where green infrastructure planning was applied using the Stormwater Runoff Reduction Module (SRRM).
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This paper asks to what extent learning has occurred with regard to COVID-19. That is, of past experience with pandemics, whether countries learned from the pandemic experience of others, or from their own experience with other types of emergencies.
The goal of this handbook is to provide background infromation for personnel responding to a disasters during which they may interact with government or citizen responders from China, Japan, South Korea, or Taiwan.
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The article reviews the current state of risk management, emergency response, and risk communication on chemical and Natech risk management in the two countries, and discusses some issues of the current chemical risk management that require improvement.

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