Consideration of Sustainable Risk Communication Method for 2014 Hiroshima Landslides
Department of Mass Communication, Hijiyama University
4-1-1 Ushitashinmachi, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima 732-8509, Japan
On September 1, 2023, 100 years after the Great Kanto Earthquake, the Hiroshima City Torrential Rain Disaster Museum will open in the Yagi district of Asaminami Ward, the area most severely affected by the landslide that struck Hiroshima City on August 20, 2014. Given the unpredictable nature of risk events, sustainability in risk communication, one of the countermeasures, is important. This article discusses sustainable risk communication methods, focusing on two methods of learning from past disasters: “facilities” and “storytelling by survivors.”
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