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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Japan

In the aftermath of the tragic events in Japan of 11 March 2011, I ampleased UNEP has been able to contribute to the post-disaster effort.

One year after the disaster, the environmental,...

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Some 20 million tonnes of waste resulted from the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE). The amount of debris in Iwate Prefecture was 11 times greater than in a normal year, and in Miyagi 19 times...

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Disaster response in an urban environment presents a wide variety of challenges. Humanitarian organisations often have more experience of disaster response in rural settings, and local authorities...

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This independent review into how the UK responds to humanitarian emergencies was commissioned by the Secretary of State for International Development and led by Lord Paddy Ashdown. It was asked to...

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Publisher(s): Government of Japan
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Japan

This illustrated reference for school facilities planners and designers shows examples of seismic retrofitting of junior and senior high school buildings in two prefectures and their performance...

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This document is anExtract from the final report of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (A/CONF. 206/6), held from 18 to 22 January 2005in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. The Conference adopted the...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Japan

Lessons learned from the Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake of 1995 and other disasters led the Japanese government to promote the concept of networked relocation following the GEJE, when an...

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The unprecedented scale of recent earthquakes in Chile, Haiti and Japan underlines the importance of having the body of knowledge and best practices easily available for affected governments in...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Japan

Yossi Sheffi and Jarrod Goenztel brief the MIT community on the 2011 Japan crisis in relation to the supply chain and humanitarian logistics.

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Date: Jun 2014
Location: Japan

The aim of this publication is to serve as a guide for Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) implementation for local governments and stakeholders by customizing the ISDR publication “Words Into Action...

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