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JDR Vol.9 No.sp pp. 743-751
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2014.p0743
(2014)

Survey Report:

Comparative Study of the Post-Tsunami Recovery Plans After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

Osamu Murao* and Tomoyo Hoshi**

*International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8577, Japan

**Shimizu Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Received:
April 13, 2014
Accepted:
June 6, 2014
Published:
September 1, 2014
Keywords:
2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, postdisaster recovery plan, local government, Sanriku coast, recovery process
Abstract

After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, local governments in six prefectures produced their own post-tsunami urban recovery plans. The authors collected 50 recovery plans from the Internet from May 2012 to March 2014 to study their contents and planning processes. This paper focuses on post-tsunami recovery-planning situations, clarifying the following: (1) Features of damaged areas are clarified regarding population and area size. (2) Individual local government planning processes for making recovery plans, including the number of committee members and time period, are demonstrated, (3) Recovery plan contents such as concreteness and strategies for relocating to higher lands are analyzed.

Cite this article as:
O. Murao and T. Hoshi, “Comparative Study of the Post-Tsunami Recovery Plans After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.9, No.sp, pp. 743-751, 2014.
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