National policies and plans

2018

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

Cabinet Office (Japan)
2017

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

Cabinet Office (Japan) Japan - government
2016

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

Cabinet Office (Japan) Japan - government
2015

This white paper looks at the revisions made to disaster countermeasures based on the heavy snows in February 2014, the landslide in Hiroshima in August, 2014 and the eruption of Mt. Ontake in September 2014. It also provides information on the latest

Cabinet Office (Japan) Japan - government
2005

A sectoral assistance policy under the Official Development Assistance (ODA) Charter and the medium-term policy on ODA, intended to strengthen appropriate measures against tsunami and other various natural disasters, launched on the occasion of the World

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
2013

A plan agreed upon by the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) participants, including both African countries and international partners, which spells out goals to be achieved and specific measures to be implemented through the

World Bank, the African Union United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Japan - government United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa
1997

This act provides for the institutional framework for disaster prevention and management in Japan, including the organization, functioning, powers and responsibilities of central and local disaster prevention councils. The act regulates the elaboration of

Japan - government