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Mega-Disaster Prevention and Recovery Strategy after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Keiji Habara
2014 Hokengakuzasshi (JOURNAL of INSURANCE SCIENCE)  
This paper aims to elucidate the real aspect of the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred on M arch 11 in 2011 which is the most destructive natural disaster in Japan' s history by once in a thousand years  ...  Through the analysis of damage by this earthquake and tsunami, how to enhance the global resiliency and international cooperation for the future effective disaster prevention systems can be clarified,  ...  of Urban Environment Sciences, Department of Urban System Science Mega-Disaster Prevention and Recovery Strategy after the Great East Japan Earthquake  ... 
doi:10.5609/jsis.2014.625_199 fatcat:hmdzwhrpsffble4mrsopi6nixu

Resilience Science for a Resilient Society in Natural Disaster Prone Countries [chapter]

Yoshiyuki Kaneda
2019 Earthquakes - Impact, Community Vulnerability and Resilience [Working Title]  
After 2011 earthquake in East Japan in which severe tsunami damages in a broad area occurred, the reconstruction and restoration activities in each area have been done; however, the progress speeds are  ...  What is indispensable in advance of the coming mega earthquakes, tsunamis, and heavy rain/storm/landslide, etc. is more advanced, progressive countermeasures for disaster mitigation, restoration, and revival  ...  , Sendai, Japan, damaged by the East Japan earthquake in 2011, great mutual empowerment and cooperation have been ongoing.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.85329 fatcat:pzspzqaobrdb3gapsgagxm6aoa

Proposals for Disaster Countermeasures Based on the Experiences and Lessons Gained through the Kumamoto Earthquake in Japan

Kayoko Yamamoto
2017 Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B  
On the other hand, since the Great East Japan earthquake, the concept of "advance reconstruction" is spreading throughout Japan.  ...  This paper aimed to make proposals for disaster prevention and reduction measures based on the experiences and lessons gained through the Kumamoto earthquake.  ...  Therefore, this shrine was built in order to teach future generations the damage caused by great earthquakes and giant tsunamis, and the appropriateness of this message was evident by means of the Great  ... 
doi:10.17265/2162-5263/2017.02.004 fatcat:kopcexow7vajxfdwwa2u4sewwe

Damage to sewage systems caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, and governmental policy

Manabu Matsuhashi, Ikuo Tsushima, Wataru Fukatani, Toshihiro Yokota
2014 Soil and foundation  
The Great East Japan Earthquake and its accompanying liquefaction and tsunami severely damaged many sewage systems including sewage pipes, manholes, pumping stations and sewage treatment plants over a  ...  The results showed that 90% of sewage pipes and 70% of manholes were damaged by liquefaction and that 54% of wastewater treatment plants and 75% of pumping stations were damaged by tsunami.  ...  Acknowledgments We sincerely thank the local governments of Iwate Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai City, and Itako City for their assistance with the field survey, hosting of meetings, and provision  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sandf.2014.06.019 fatcat:i5adxmq2f5dbplblmcp77krt3i

Infection control after and during natural disaster

Koichi Izumikawa
2018 Acute Medicine & Surgery  
Two recent major natural disasters, the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Kumamoto Earthquake in 2011 and 2016, respectively, killed tremendous numbers of people and many were affected with infectious  ...  A disaster infection control team should be established by leads of either of government and/or societies related to infectious diseases and infection control.  ...  Corresponding: Koichi Izumikawa, MD, PhD, Department of Infectious Diseases, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Infection Control and Education Center, Nagasaki University Hospital  ... 
doi:10.1002/ams2.367 pmid:30651992 pmcid:PMC6328906 fatcat:h66yef7wrfcc7hdi7xvdmf74sy

Lessons Learned from Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster [chapter]

Yasuo Koizumi
2021 Insights Concerning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident Vol. 2&3  
This commentary mainly discusses the recommendations compiled by the JSME Research and Recommendation Committee on the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster (chair: Professor Masaki Shiratori of Yokohama  ...  National University) in the Mechanical Engineering Volume of a committee report as well as the recommendations made by Working Group 5 of the committee regarding damage to energy infrastructure.  ...  Despite the extensive damage that was caused across East Japan by the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake, which had a magnitude of 9.0, the proportion of transmission and substation facilities that suffered  ... 
doi:10.15669/fukushimainsights.vol.3.157 fatcat:g34kp32gfzhcviwqrmrhznshme

The 2011 eastern Japan great earthquake disaster: Overview and comments

Okada Norio, Tao Ye, Yoshio Kajitani, Peijun Shi, Hirokazu Tatano
2011 International Journal of Disaster Risk Science  
This article briefly reviews the causes and impacts of the massive eastern Japan earthquake and tsunami of 11 March 2011, and comments on the response measures taken by Japan to cope with this devastating  ...  While the coping capacity Japanese society built after the 1995 Hanshin-Awaji great earthquake tremendously mitigated the damages, there is room for improvement despite Japan's great efforts in this disaster  ...  Figure 2 . 2 Tsunami caused by the 2011 Eastern Japan Great Earthquake Source: NOAA 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13753-011-0004-9 fatcat:4rfwonpevzb6pd22jft4mezhye

Damage from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami - A quick report

Nobuo Mimura, Kazuya Yasuhara, Seiki Kawagoe, Hiromune Yokoki, So Kazama
2011 Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change  
Although Japan, and the northeast of Japan in particular, has over a long time period increased its preparedness against earthquakes and tsunamis, huge damage still occurred.  ...  To assist in answering such questions, this paper presents a timely report of the features of the earthquake and tsunami, the damage they caused, and the early efforts for recovery and reconstruction.  ...  The historical event and the resulting damage shocked all social sectors, including the research community.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11027-011-9297-7 fatcat:scwmyifu5bgs5m4fn3nrjijahe

CHALLENGES OF RESTORING AND REHABILITATING SEWER SYSTEMS DAMAGED BY THE GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI

Hiroyasu SATOH
2017 Journal of JSCE  
This is a review of the restoration and rehabilitation of sewer systems damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.  ...  The effectiveness of different countermeasures against earthquakes and liquefaction were examined, and new countermeasures were proposed.  ...  INTRODUCTION The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami on March 11, 2011 caused serious damage to the sewer systems in the Tohoku and Kanto regions.  ... 
doi:10.2208/journalofjsce.5.1_279 fatcat:4rctqldkxzcpbo5a5aemtw57bi

Learning from Japan for Possible Improvement in Existing Disaster Risk Management System of Nepal

Ganesh Kumar Jimee, Kimiro Meguro, Amod Mani Dixit
2019 Open Journal of Earthquake Research  
Nepal and Japan, both are multi-hazard prone countries having experience of devastating disasters. It is difficult, if not impossible, to stop natural hazard events at source.  ...  Japan has set example for the rest of the world when it comes to Disaster Risk Management (DRM).  ...  Acknowledgements Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojer.2019.82006 fatcat:qw5xnkvtdjdfthmdigimbeccx4

Response to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami disaster

Shunichi Koshimura, Nobuo Shuto
2015 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences  
The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami disaster left many lessons to be learned regarding Japan's disaster management policies.  ...  Response to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami disaster Shunichi Koshimura 1 and Nobuo Shuto 2 1 International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, Aoba 468-1, Aramaki  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsta.2014.0373 pmid:26392623 fatcat:jdj7lyfwajf6pot3tmsharxamy

Technologies and Emergency Management for Disaster Recovery ^|^mdash; With Focus on the Great East Japan Earthquake

Kazuhiko KINOSHITA, Yukio ITO, Hideaki KIMURA, Yuji MAEDA
2012 IEICE transactions on communications  
management regarding the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.  ...  We present the damage and restoration of communication networks and points to a future disaster-resilient society. key words: disaster recovery, emergency management, earthquake  ...  Access Network Damage and Restoration The problems caused by the quake to the access network were as follows. 1. Network infrastructure a. Congestion of telephones (mobile and fixed) b.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transcom.e95.b.1911 fatcat:hxj5tjh7frbh3fe7xlwbqalsee

Lessons learned from two unprecedented disasters in 2011 – Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan and Chao Phraya River flood in Thailand

Toshio Okazumi, Tadashi Nakasu
2015 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
Damage by the Great East Japan Earthquake Outline of the damage The magnitude (M) 9.0 earthquake produced a great tsunami that killed nearly 20,000 people and wreaked destruction along the Tohoku coast  ...  Hoping to find what is needed to reduce disaster damage, this paper has first analyzed the characteristics of damage caused by the two mega disasters that occurred in 2011, i.e., the Great East Japan Earthquake  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.05.008 fatcat:yy4ok3upjbak7b6g5z4cjvfwsm

The geotechnical issues of the damage caused by the great east Japan disaster and reconstruction for the Tohoku region

Motoki Kazama, Tadashi Kawai, Jongkwan Kim, Tomohiro Mori
2016 Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication  
The 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake which occurred on March 11 caused serious damage to the infrastructural facilities in the eastern area of Japan due to the strong motion of the earthquake  ...  disaster, including ground subsidence caused by crustal movement, the consolidation of soft clay and liquefaction, liquefaction induced damage to river levees and tailing dams, the geotechnical damage  ...  We also would like to thank all the individuals who have contributed the restoration work and to request further support for the affected area.  ... 
doi:10.3208/jgssp.atc1-3-02 fatcat:soearkzo3rhmhmau4k2weg6omy

Damage and reconstruction after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami

Anawat SUPPASRI, Abdul MUHARI, Prasanthi RANASINGHE, Erick MAS, Nobuo SHUTO, Fumihiko IMAMURA, Shunichi KOSHIMURA
2012 Journal of Natural Disaster Science  
Then, in 2011, Japan was hit by a tsunami that was generated by the greatest earthquake in the country's history.  ...  The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was one of the world's worst tsunamis and caused devastating damage in many Asian countries.  ...  Acknowledgements: This research was partly funded by the Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. through the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University,  ... 
doi:10.2328/jnds.34.19 fatcat:txa5ysuy6nh5hgm4lklyjvjqxy
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