Significance of Studies for Recovery and Restoration Measures in Adaptation to the Intensification of Flood Disasters
Director, Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration, Ichiban-cho FS building 3F, 8 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0082, Japan
It is urgent that adaptation measures be implemented in response to the intensification of natural disasters caused by global warming. In this paper, three basic measures and requirements for implementation for the adaptation measures are presented. This paper also presents a significance of pre-disaster studies done on recovery and restoration measures as an effective mechanism in the promotion of adaptation measures. In addition, two pre-disaster studies which can be considered for their preparatory stage are presented. Lastly, a possible direction future pre-disaster studies on recovery and restoration measures will take is reviewed.
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