JDR Vol.14 No.3 pp. 478-488
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2019.p0478


Quick Estimation Method of Property Damage and Human Casualty in the Event of a Large Earthquake

Takuya Oki, Toshihiro Osaragi, and Yoho Sakamoto

Tokyo Institute of Technology
2-12-1-M1-25 O-okayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550, Japan

Corresponding author

November 11, 2018
February 2, 2019
March 28, 2019
large earthquake, property damage, human casualty, local urban environment, multiple regression analysis

Techniques for quickly and easily estimating wide-area damage are required to support various activities for reducing damage in the event of a large earthquake. In this paper, using a wide-area evacuation simulator, we estimate property damage and human casualties in 32 densely built-up wooden residential areas in Tokyo, assuming a large earthquake. Furthermore, the relationships among local urban environment, property damage, and human casualties are analyzed using multiple regression analysis.

Cite this article as:
T. Oki, T. Osaragi, and Y. Sakamoto, “Quick Estimation Method of Property Damage and Human Casualty in the Event of a Large Earthquake,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.14 No.3, pp. 478-488, 2019.
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