By Federica Ranghieri,Mikio Ishiwatari

ISBN-10: 1464801533

ISBN-13: 9781464801532

whereas now not all normal failures may be shunned, their influence on a inhabitants will be mitigated via potent making plans and preparedness. those are the teachings to be realized from Japan's personal megadisaster: the good East Japan Earthquake of 2011, the fi rst catastrophe ever recorded
that incorporated an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear energy plant twist of fate, an influence provide failure, and a large-scale disruption of provide chains. it's a unhappy incontrovertible fact that negative groups are usually toughest hit and take the longest to get over catastrophe. catastrophe hazard administration (DRM) should still accordingly be taken under consideration as a huge improvement problem, and international locations needs to shift from a convention of reaction to a tradition of prevention and resilience.

Learning from Megadisasters: classes from the good East Japan Earthquake consolidates a collection of 36 wisdom Notes, study result of a joint learn undertaken by means of the govt. of Japan and the realm financial institution. those notes spotlight key classes realized in seven DRM thematic clustersstructural measures; nonstructural measures; emergency reaction; reconstruction making plans; danger and danger details and choice making; the economics of catastrophe danger, possibility administration, and hazard fi nancing; and restoration and relocation. geared toward sharing eastern state of the art wisdom with practitioners and selection makers, this ebook presents worthwhile suggestions to different disaster-prone nations for mainstreaming DRM of their improvement rules and weathering their very own typical disasters.

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