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Japan: large-scale floods and earthquakes

Source(s):  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD reviews of risk management policies:

This report looks at Japan’s policies in the areas of monitoring, preparing for and responding to floods and earthquakes, seeking out and identifying good practices and areas where improvements could be made. The case studies consider several issues of particular interest to policy makers, such as how to take climate change into account for long term policy planning related to large scale floods, and Japan’s unique earthquake insurance scheme for damages whose probability and impact are hard to accurately assess.



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  • Japan: large-scale floods and earthquakes
  • Publication date 2009
  • Number of pages 275 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9789264050303

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