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JDR Vol.4 No.1 pp. 32-40
(2009)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2009.p0032

Review:

Significance of Studies for Recovery and Restoration Measures in Adaptation to the Intensification of Flood Disasters

Tsuneyoshi Mochizuki

Director, Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration, Ichiban-cho FS building 3F, 8 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0082, Japan

Received:
September 24, 2008
Accepted:
October 16, 2008
Published:
February 1, 2009
Keywords:
global warming, flood disaster, adaptation measures, recovery and restoration, flood insurance
Abstract

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.

Cite this article as:
Tsuneyoshi Mochizuki, “Significance of Studies for Recovery and Restoration Measures in Adaptation to the Intensification of Flood Disasters,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.4, No.1, pp. 32-40, 2009.
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