Country: Japan

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in JapanDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/jpnRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Japan

Guidelines for Relief Activities under Nuclear Disasters

The Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) has published this set of “Guidelines for Relief Activities under Nuclear Disasters”. According to the guidelines, JRCS will conduct relief activities outside of the area restricted by the national/local authorities, as far as cumulative dose of radiation does not exceed 1 mSv during a activity. JRCS conformed the recommendation …

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Responding to urban disasters: Learning from previous relief and recovery operations (ALNAP, 2012)

This 2012 ALNAP paper on urban lessons was written by David Sanderson, Paul Knox-Clarke and Leah Campbell and builds off a prior 2009 study written by Ian O’Donnell, Kristin Smart and Ben Ramalingam. It offers lessons pertaining to effective design and implementation of urban-response programs. It was written to serve as a practical field resource for international disaster management professionals, …

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تقرير سنداي: إدارة مخاطر الكوارث من أجل تعزيز القدرة على مجابهة الكوارث في المستقبل

يرى هذا التقرير أن ممارسة إدارة مخاطر الكوارث هي إحدى السمات المحددة للمجتمعات القادرة على الصمود ومجابهة الكوارث ومن ثمّ فإنه ينبغي دمجها – أو « إدراجها » في كافة جوانب التنمية. ويرمي هذا التقرير إلى إثراء معلومات لجنة التنمية بهذه القضية أثناء الاجتماعات السنوية للبنك الدولي وصندوق النقد الدولي لعام 2012 ومساندة النقاش الجاري …

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Managing Disaster Risks: Sendai Report

The Sendai Report argues that the practice of disaster risk management (DRM) is a defining characteristic of resilient societies, and should therefore be integrated– or ‘mainstreamed’–into all aspects of development. The report outlines how the World Bank will work to further integrate DRM into development planning and upscale support for targeted DRM initiatives. English version …

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