Recovery Collection: Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011

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The Japan earthquake and tsunami prompted extensive damage, including the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Items: 63
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The document introduces the case study about reconstruction from Great East Japan Earthquake in Odaka District, Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture. (Soft Measures, such as Evacuation Drills, etc.)
Cabinet Office (Japan)
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The document introduces the case study about reconstruction from Great East Japan Earthquake in Higashimatsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture. (Process of Consensus Building among Residents)
Cabinet Office (Japan)
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The document introduces the case study about reconstruction from Great East Japan Earthquake in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture. (Development of Disaster Management Facilities Integrated in Town Development)
Cabinet Office (Japan)
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The document introduces the case study about reconstruction from Great East Japan Earthquake in Ando District, Otsuchi Town, Iwate Prefecture. (Soft Measures, such as Evacuation Drills, etc.)
Cabinet Office (Japan)
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The document introduces the case study about reconstruction from Great East Japan Earthquake in Kamaishi City, Iwate prefecture. (Development of Disaster Management Bases Integrated in Town Development; and Process of Consensus Building among Residents)
Cabinet Office (Japan)
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This study aims to confirm whether there was an association between sea visibility and coastal proximity and mental health.
Scientific Reports (Nature)
2021
This report details how previous studies have documented the negative impacts and unexpected secondary effects of post-disaster housing development. Here, it builds on this tradition to explore how post-disaster urban planning and risk mitigation measures affect internal migrations after a major disaster.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
2021
"Double Debt Disaster" examines an increasingly serious and widespread, yet underexamined, phenomenon: obstacles to recovery from catastrophes caused by the concurrence of pre-disaster obligations with post-disaster capital needs and the destruction of collateral assets. No case is more instructive for understanding these problems than the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, which entered history as the costliest disaster prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
German Institute for Japanese Studies
2020
This article focuses on one aspect of this -- the efforts that are being made to bring about deeper transformative changes that aim to make the region in and around Fukushima both more sustainable and resilient.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
2020
This document presents a framework for mental health and psychosocial support in radiological and nuclear emergencies, the first of its kind to bring together existing knowledge at the intersection of mental health and radiation protection. It is intended for officials and specialists involved in radiation emergency planning and risk management as well as MHPSS experts working in health emergencies.
World Health Organization