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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 79361 SEP 01, 2012

Toyama, Masato; Sagara, Junko Disclosed

Economic impacts (English)

Following the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), the government of Japan responded promptly to stabilize markets and ensure a swift recovery. ... See More +

Brief 79395 SEP 01, 2012

Fujita, Masafumi; Nobuaki, Hamaguchi; Sagara, Junko Disclosed

Multifunctional structures (English)

Public facilities and infrastructure can be built in such a way as to reduce disaster risks and serve as disaster risk management facilities. Roads, expressways, and other public facilities helped reduce damage and loss in the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE) by providing protection against flooding and by serving as evacuation routes and base stations for emergency operations. ... See More +

Brief 79360 SEP 01, 2012

Sagara, Junko 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

Risk assessment and hazard mapping (English)

Hazard and risk assessments are the crucial first step in disaster risk management (DRM) and the basis for formulating DRM policies. They must take into account worst-case scenarios in the event of the largest possible hazard, while recognizing that hazard assessments of earthquakes and tsunamis will always have their limitations and associated uncertainties. ... See More +

Brief 79387 SEP 01, 2012

Sagara, Junko; Saito, Keiko Disclosed

Hydro-meteorological disasters associated with tsunamis and earthquakes (English)

Earthquakes and tsunamis increase the risks of hydro-meteorological disasters. After the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), disaster-prevention structures such as coastal and river dikes were quickly rehabilitated. ... See More +

Brief 79359 SEP 01, 2012

Sagara, Junko Disclosed

Measuring the cost-effectiveness of various disaster risk management (DRM) measures (English)

The Japanese experience shows that if done right- preventive investments pay. The Japanese government invested about 7 to 8 percent of the total budget for disaster risk management (DRM) in the 1960s, a move that most probably decreased disaster deaths. ... See More +

Brief 79392 SEP 01, 2012

Toyama, Masato; Sagara, Junko 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 student assessment country report : Sri Lanka 2012 (English)

In 2012, Sri Lanka 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 80070 JAN 01, 2012

Sagara, Junko; Saito, Keiko 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

Economic impacts (English)

Following the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE), the government of Japan responded promptly to stabilize markets and ensure a swift recovery. ... See More +

Brief 80075 MAR 01, 2011

Fujita, Masafumi; Nobuaki, Hamaguchi; Sagara, Junko; Adam, Bianca 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

Multifunctional structures (English)

Public facilities and infrastructure can be built in such a way as to reduce disaster risks and serve as disaster risk management facilities. Roads, expressways, and other public facilities helped reduce damage and loss in the Great East Japan Earthquake by providing protection against flooding and by serving as evacuation routes and base stations for emergency operations. ... See More +

Brief 80102 MAR 01, 2011

Sagara, Junko 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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Protecting significant and sensitive facilities (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79361 Brief
Economic impacts (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79395 Brief
Multifunctional structures (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79360 Brief
Structural measures against tsunamis (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79357 Brief
Risk assessment and hazard mapping (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79387 Brief
Hydro-meteorological disasters associated with tsunamis and earthquakes (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79359 Brief
Measuring the cost-effectiveness of various disaster risk management (DRM) measures (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79392 Brief
Mobilizing and coordinating expert teams, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, and vounteers (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79372 Brief
Infrastructure rehabilitation (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 79380 Brief
SABER student assessment country report : Sri Lanka 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 80070 Working Paper
Mobilizing and coordinating expert teams, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, and volunteers (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80086 Brief
Economic impacts (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80075 Brief
Protecting significant and sensitive facilities (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80103 Brief
Multifunctional structures (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80102 Brief
Structural measures against tsunamis (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80099 Brief