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2022
This research addressed the effects of socioeconomic status and demographic composition on mortality in the 2011 Tohoku tsunami using community-level data.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
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2022
In this study, the researchers analyzed the process leading to evacuation while considering situation awareness errors in naturalistic decision-making using protection motivation theory, in the context of the July 2018 torrential rain event in Japan.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
A tsunami detector buoy is floated off the Nicobar Islands, India
Researchers have developed a novel method for monitoring the position of the seafloor with a drone-based observation device that could revolutionize oceanographic observation for earthquake risk.
University of Tokyo
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2022
This study is a measure to utilize the resources and networks of ethnic minority groups, with a focus on the efforts of the local government to use the Ebina Mosque, which is mainly used by foreign Muslims, as a vaccination site.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Fuskushima decontamination
The Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 March 2011, and the resulting Fukushima nuclear accident, triggered a compound disaster. Researchers are investigating how to prevent the next compound disaster, using 20th century environmental inventories.
Shinshu University
The government will unveil a plan to support the rollout of an early warning system to monitor heavy rainfall in developing countries reeling from the effects of global warming at the COP27, which will kick off Sunday in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
Japan News, the - Yomiuri Shimbun
Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami disaster
The Great East Japan Earthquake, which took place on 11 March 2011, was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan, reaching a magnitude of 9.0 and bringing unprecedented disaster to the Tohoku region and other areas.
World Economic Forum
Preschool facilities such as day care centers and kindergartens must give top priority to the safety of children in emergencies, because it’s difficult for small children to figure out how to protect themselves in such situations.
Japan News, the - Yomiuri Shimbun
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2022
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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As a nation prone to natural disasters, Japan can play a key role in helping other vulnerable countries prepare for the risks inherent in climate change, says Mami Mizutori.
Japan Times Ltd., the