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 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami disaster
A new study has found that Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to experience disaster-related home loss, and they are also more likely to develop functional limitations following the disaster.
Boston University
This study aimed to examine the factors correlated with emergency evacuations on patients’ prognosis in hospitals severely affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (FDNPP) accident in March 2011.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Big blue wave
Deep learning could save lives by slashing the time needed to predict the height and reach of large tsunamis.
Institute of Physical and Chemical Research

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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)

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

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

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Cover- Japan VNR MTR
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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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Japan. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici