Application of Natural Disaster Information for Supply Chain Resilience
Takahiro Ono*,** and Kenji Watanabe*
*Nagoya Institute of Technology (NIT)
Gokiso-cho, Showa, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
**Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
1-5-2 Wakinohamakaigan Dori, Chuo, Kobe 651-0073, Japan
Many natural disasters occur annually in the world and the damage ratio of Asia is especially high compared to other regions. Since the Japanese industry is highly dependent on Asian economy, the enterprises in Japan should consider carefully about the negative effect of supply chain disruption and its effective disaster reduction measures against natural disasters in Asian region. This paper consider integrated disaster information by using common numbering system for natural disasters which seem to be effective in promoting disaster risk reduction measures and the possibility of utilizing those common numbering system for BCP and BCM development for organization.
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