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Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)

Water security and water quality affect numerous economic sectors and areas: agriculture, energy, disaster management, and others. Countries need balanced and integrated approaches that are economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable. ... See More +

Working Paper 102687 JAN 01, 2016

Ishiwatari,Mikio; Wataya,Eiko; Shin, Taesun; Kim, Daeil; Song, Jiseon; Kim, Seyi Disclosed

Green belts and coastal risk management (English)

For more than four centuries Japan has been developing forested green belts to mitigate coastal hazards such as sandstorms, salty winds, high tides, and tsunamis. ... See More +

Brief 79370 SEP 01, 2012

Shaw, Rajib; Noguchi, Yusuke; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Tsunami and earthquake warning systems (English)

Warning systems can mitigate the damage caused by tsunamis and other natural events, and prevent the loss of human life and properties. Countermeasures, such as evacuations to higher ground and the stopping of trains, depend on getting the right information and disseminating it in a timely manner. ... See More +

Brief 79366 SEP 01, 2012

Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Building performance (English)

The strong main shock of the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE) of March 11, 2011, caused little damage to buildings. Buildings designed under the current building code and those with base isolation fared well. ... See More +

Brief 79358 SEP 01, 2012

Narafu, Tatsuo; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Community-based disaster risk management (English)

Local communities play a key role in preparing for disastrous events such as the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), and are normally the first responders to take action. ... See More +

Brief 79362 SEP 01, 2012

Shaw, Rajib; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Ensuring protection in response and equity in recovery (English)

As in every disaster, certain groups were more vulnerable than others to the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE). Two-thirds of those who lost their lives were over 60 years old. ... See More +

Brief 79378 SEP 01, 2012

Saito, Yoko; Shibuya, Hironobu; Arnold, Margaret; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Structural measures against tsunamis (English)

Structures such as dikes play a crucial role in preventing disasters by controlling tsunamis, floods, debris flows, landslides, and other natural phenomena. ... See More +

Brief 79357 SEP 01, 2012

Ishiwatari, Mikio; Sagara, Junko Disclosed

Business continuity plans (English)

A business continuity plan (BCP) identifies the potential effects of disruptions to an organization's critical operations if a disaster were to occur, and specifies effective response actions and quick recovery measures. ... See More +

Brief 79365 SEP 01, 2012

Ono, Takahiro; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Urban planning, land use regulation, and relocation (English)

Reconstruction should include a range of measures to enhance safety: disaster prevention facilities, relocation of communities to higher ground, and evacuation facilities. ... See More +

Brief 79369 SEP 01, 2012

Ishiwatari, Mikio; Onishi, Takashi Disclosed

Evacuation (English)

Community evacuation measures should be the centerpiece of disaster risk management (DRM) systems. Because the Sanriku region has suffered from frequent tsunamis, its local communities have passed their knowledge from generation to generation, mainly by constructing commemorative monuments and by conducting education and drills. ... See More +

Brief 79368 SEP 01, 2012

Ishiwatari, Mikio; Arakida, Masaru Disclosed

Mobilizing and coordinating expert teams, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, and vounteers (English)

In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), domestic and international assistance initiatives were launched by a large number of public and private sectors organizations; and various emergency teams were mobilized through national and international networks. ... See More +

Brief 79372 SEP 01, 2012

Osa, Yukie; Sagara, Junko; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Infrastructure rehabilitation (English)

Social infrastructure and public utilities are critical for quick and effective disaster response and recovery. Japan's rigorous seismic reinforcement of infrastructure has greatly reduced the effort required to restore essential facilities. ... See More +

Brief 79380 SEP 01, 2012

Sagara, Junko; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

SABER teacher country report : Serbia 2012 (English)

In 2012, Serbia joined the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) trust fund program, the goal of which is to help countries improve their capacity to design, carry out, analyze, and use assessments for improved student learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 80063 JAN 01, 2012

Sagara, Junko; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

SABER teacher country report : Mali 2012 (English)

In 2012, Mali joined the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) trust fund program, the goal of which is to help countries improve their capacity to design, carry out, analyze, and use assessments for improved student learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 80061 JAN 01, 2012

Saito, Yoko; Shibuya, Hironobu; Arnold, Margaret; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Evacuation (English)

Community evacuation measures should be the centerpiece of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) systems. Because the Sanriku region has suffered from frequent tsunamis, its local communities have passed their knowledge from generation to generation, mainly by constructing commemorative monuments and by conducting education and drills. ... See More +

Brief 80081 MAR 01, 2011

Arakida, Masaru; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Tsunami and earthquake warning systems (English)

Warning systems can mitigate the damage caused by tsunamis and other natural events, and prevent the loss of human life and properties. Countermeasures, such as evacuations to higher ground and the stopping of trains, depend on getting the right information and disseminating it in a timely manner. ... See More +

Brief 80080 MAR 01, 2011

Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Mobilizing and coordinating expert teams, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, and volunteers (English)

In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), domestic and international assistance initiatives were launched by a large number of public and private sectors organizations; and various emergency teams were mobilized through national and international networks. ... See More +

Brief 80086 MAR 01, 2011

Osa, Yukie; Sagara, Junko; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Community-based disaster risk management (English)

Local communities play a key role in preparing for disastrous events such as the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), and are normally the first responders to take action. ... See More +

Brief 80097 MAR 01, 2011

Shaw, Rajib; Ishiwatari, Mikio; Arnold, Margaret Disclosed

Protecting significant and sensitive facilities (English)

The Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE) was a multi hazard event. A massive quake triggered a series of tsunamis of unprecedented dimension, as well as the subsequent nuclear accident. ... See More +

Brief 80103 MAR 01, 2011

Toyama, Masato; Sagara, Junko; Ishiwatari, Mikio Disclosed

Structural measures against tsunamis (English)

Structures such as dikes play a crucial role in preventing disasters by controlling tsunamis, floods, debris flows, landslides, and other natural phenomena. ... See More +

Brief 80099 MAR 01, 2011

Ishiwatari, Mikio; Sagara, Junko Disclosed

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Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)
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Building performance (English)
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Community-based disaster risk management (English)
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Ensuring protection in response and equity in recovery (English)
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Business continuity plans (English)
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Urban planning, land use regulation, and relocation (English)
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Evacuation (English)
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Mobilizing and coordinating expert teams, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, and vounteers (English)
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Infrastructure rehabilitation (English)
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SABER teacher country report : Serbia 2012 (English)
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