“Disaster Immunity” - A New Concept for Disaster Reduction in Adaptation to Disaster Hazard Intensification
Hideo Oshikawa*1, Koji Asai*2, Kenichi Tsukahara*3,
and Toshimitsu Komatsu*1
*1Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
*2Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Yamaguchi University
*3Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
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