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JDR Vol.13 No.1 pp. 177-192
(2018)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2018.p0177

Paper:

Study on Disaster Prevention Countermeasures and Examples for Local Governments in Consideration of Regional Characteristics

Shinya Miura, Hiroaki Sano, Nobuyuki Handa, Tai-Young Yi, Hitoshi Taguchi, and Yuichiro Usuda

National Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED)
3-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0006, Japan

Corresponding author

Received:
April 4, 2017
Accepted:
September 15, 2017
Published:
February 20, 2018
Keywords:
relativization of regional risk of disaster, method to recommend disaster prevention countermeasures and examples, development of integrated database
Abstract

Many researchers have highlighted the necessity of disaster prevention countermeasures based on regional characteristics. However, in situations wherein disaster prevention measures are executed, often, no index (data) objectively indicates the risk of disaster considering regional characteristics. Therefore, disaster prevention measures are sometimes implemented without considering regional characteristics. As such, a way to extract and present disaster prevention countermeasures and examples that consider regional characteristics, including the risk of disaster are now needed. In the present study, we search for indices of the regional characteristics necessary to implement disaster prevention countermeasures and study a method to extract these countermeasures and examples based on the indices. In addition, the appropriateness of the method to extract the disaster prevention countermeasures and examples considering regional characteristics is verified through a questionnaire survey and interview.

Cite this article as:
S. Miura, H. Sano, N. Handa, T. Yi, H. Taguchi, and Y. Usuda, “Study on Disaster Prevention Countermeasures and Examples for Local Governments in Consideration of Regional Characteristics,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.13, No.1, pp. 177-192, 2018.
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