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Recent tsunamis events and preparedness: Development of tsunami awareness in Indonesia, Chile and Japan
Abstract Since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, there is a growing awareness of the risks that tsunamis pose to coastal communities. Despite the fact that the population of some countries such as ChileExpand
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COMPARISON OF CASUALTY AND BUILDING DAMAGE BETWEEN SANRIKU RIA COAST AND SENDAI PLAIN COAST BASED ON THE 2011 GREAT EAST JAPAN TSUNAMI
1 International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, suppasri@irides.tohoku.ac.jp 2 International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University,Expand
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Tsunami arrival time characteristics of the 2011 East Japan Tsunami obtained from eyewitness accounts, evidence and numerical simulation
Information on the tsunami arrival time for people located along a coastline is crucial for community-based tsunami preparedness activities. It is also important for tsunami source mechanism studiesExpand
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Suitability of the early warning systems and temporary housing for the elderly population in the immediacy and transitional recovery phase of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Abstract This paper assesses the suitability of the early warning systems and post-disaster housing for the elderly population of Japan in the immediate and transitional recovery phase of the 2011Expand
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The complex consequences of volcanic warnings: trust, risk perception and experiences of businesses near Mount Zao following the 2015 unrest period
Abstract This paper reports results from a study of business owners carried out in 2016 in the region around Mount Zao, an active stratovolcano in Japan. In April 2015, Mount Zao experienced a periodExpand
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Recent occurrences of serious tsunami damage and the future challenges of tsunami disaster risk reduction
Abstract With a total of 251,770 casualties and US$280 billion in damages, the loss inflicted by tsunamis between 1998 and 2017 was one hundred times higher than that experienced during the previousExpand
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