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JDR Vol.2 No.1 pp. 50-53
(2007)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2007.p0050

Survey Report:

Lessons Learned from Tokai Heavy Rainfall

Akihiro Tominaga

Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan

Received:
October 30, 2006
Accepted:
November 24, 2006
Published:
February 1, 2007
Keywords:
urban flood disaster, Tokai heavy rainfall, flood control system
Abstract

In September 2000, heavy rainfall in the Tokai district flooded Nagoya and its surroundings, wreaking heavy damage. This flood showed typical aspects of urban flood disaster. The damage expanded in a wide range and paralyzed city operations. This revealed the many problems of complex flood control systems in urbanized drainage basins and evacuation and rescue systems. The cases of the Shinkawa and Tenpaku Rivers are discussed below as typical urban flood problems.

Cite this article as:
Akihiro Tominaga, “Lessons Learned from Tokai Heavy Rainfall,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.2, No.1, pp. 50-53, 2007.
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