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JDR Vol.10 No.2 pp. 196-203
(2015)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2015.p0196

Paper:

Comparison Between the Life Recovery Processes After the Mid-Niigata Earthquake and the Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake – Results of a Random Sampled Social Survey Using the Life Recovery Calendar and GIS-Based Spatiotemporal Analysis

Reo Kimura*1, Munenari Inoguchi*2, Keiko Tamura*3, and Haruo Hayashi*4

*1School of Human Science and Environment, University of Hyogo
1-1-12 Shinzaike-honcho, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0092, Japan

*2Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

*3Risk Management Office, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

*4Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Received:
October 24, 2014
Accepted:
January 28, 2015
Published:
April 1, 2015
Keywords:
mid-niigata earthquake, chuetsu-oki earthquake, random sampled social survey, life recovery, GIS (Geographic Information System)
Abstract

This study focuses on recovery efforts following the Mid-Niigata Earthquake in October 2004 and the Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake in July 2007 in Niigata Prefecture. Results of a randomsample questionnaire survey conducted in affected areas and throughout the prefecture are analyzed using a life recovery calendar, which identifies disaster damage in affected areas and in Niigata with the objective of systematically understanding the status and process of rebuilding lives. Although the magnitude of devastation and the nature of the disasters differ, both have similar life recovery processes. It is to be noted, however, that the impact of the Mid-Niigata Earthquake lingered over a larger area for a longer period than for the Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake.

Cite this article as:
R. Kimura, M. Inoguchi, K. Tamura, and H. Hayashi, “Comparison Between the Life Recovery Processes After the Mid-Niigata Earthquake and the Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake – Results of a Random Sampled Social Survey Using the Life Recovery Calendar and GIS-Based Spatiotemporal Analysis,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.10, No.2, pp. 196-203, 2015.
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