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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 26 October 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128129654
  • Page : 354 pages
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The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster: A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts covers the outcome of the response, five years later, to the disasters associated with the Great East Japan earthquake on March 11, 2011. The 3.11 disaster, as it is referred to in Japan, was a complex accident, the likes of which humans had never faced before. This book evaluates the actions taken during and after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident, for which the Japanese government and people were not prepared. The book also provides recommendations for preparing and responding to disasters for those working and living in disaster-prone areas, making it a vital resource for disaster managers and government agencies. Includes guidelines for governments, communities and businesses in areas where similar complex disasters are likely to occur Provides information, propositions, suggestions and advice from the people that were involved in making suggestions to the Japanese government Features case studies (both pre- and post-disaster) of three simultaneous disasters: the Great East Japan earthquake, the resulting tsunami, and the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster

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The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster
  • Author : School of Societal Safety Sciences
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-10-26
  • ISBN : 9780128129654
GET THIS BOOKThe Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster: A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts covers the outcome of the response, five years later, to the disasters associated with the Great East Japan earthquake on March 11, 2011. The 3.11 disaster, as it is referred to in Japan, was a complex accident, the likes of which humans had never faced before. This book evaluates the actions taken during and after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident, for which the Japanese government and people were not prepared.

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster
  • Author : School of Societal Safety Sciences
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-10-16
  • ISBN : 012814078X
GET THIS BOOKThe Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster

The Fukushima and Tohoku Disaster: A Review of the Five-Year Reconstruction Efforts covers the outcome of the response, five years later, to the disasters associated with the Great East Japan earthquake on March 11, 2011. The 3.11 disaster, as it is referred to in Japan, was a complex accident, the likes of which humans had never faced before. This book evaluates the actions taken during and after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident, for which the Japanese government and people were not prepared.

Re-imagining Japan after Fukushima

Re-imagining Japan after Fukushima
  • Author : Tamaki Mihic
  • Publisher : ANU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-11
  • ISBN : 9781760463540
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The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster (collectively referred to as ‘3.11’, the date of the earthquake), had a lasting impact on Japan’s identity and global image. In its immediate aftermath, mainstream media presented the country as a disciplined, resilient and composed nation, united in the face of a natural disaster. However, 3.11 also drew worldwide attention to the negative aspects of Japanese government and society, thought to have caused the unresolved situation at Fukushima. Spurred by heightened emotions

Learning from Megadisasters

Learning from Megadisasters
  • Author : Federica Ranghieri,Mikio Ishiwatari
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-06-26
  • ISBN : 9781464801549
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While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from Japan's own megadisaster: the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, the fi rst disaster ever recorded that included an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear power plant accident, a power supply failure, and a large-scale disruption of supply chains. It is a sad fact that poor communities are often hardest hit and take

Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications

Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications
  • Author : Alik Ismail-Zadeh,Jaime Urrutia Fucugauchi,Andrzej Kijko,Kuniyoshi Takeuchi,Ilya Zaliapin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-17
  • ISBN : 9781107033863
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A unique interdisciplinary approach to disaster risk research, including global hazards and case-studies, for researchers, graduate students and professionals.

Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants

Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants
  • Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants,National Research Council,Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies
  • Publisher : National Academy Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • ISBN : 030927253X
GET THIS BOOKLessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants

The March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami sparked a humanitarian disaster in northeastern Japan. They were responsible for more than 15,900 deaths and 2,600 missing persons as well as physical infrastructure damages exceeding $200 billion. The earthquake and tsunami also initiated a severe nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Three of the six reactors at the plant sustained severe core damage and released hydrogen and radioactive materials. Explosion of the released hydrogen damaged three reactor buildings and impeded onsite

Ghosts of the Tsunami

Ghosts of the Tsunami
  • Author : Richard Lloyd Parry
  • Publisher : MCD
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • ISBN : 9780374710934
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Named one of the best books of 2017 by The Guardian, NPR, GQ, The Economist, Bookforum, Amazon, and Lit Hub The definitive account of what happened, why, and above all how it felt, when catastrophe hit Japan—by the Japan correspondent of The Times (London) and author of People Who Eat Darkness On March 11, 2011, a powerful earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of northeast Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than eighteen thousand people had been

Legacies of Fukushima

Legacies of Fukushima
  • Author : Kyle Cleveland,Scott Gabriel Knowles,Ryuma Shineha
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-02
  • ISBN : 9780812298000
GET THIS BOOKLegacies of Fukushima

It was an unlikely convergence of events. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake, the largest in Japanese memory and the fourth largest recorded in world history; a tsunami that peaked at forty meters, devastating the seaboard of northeastern Japan; three reactors in meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima; experts in disarray and suffering victims young and old. It was, as well, an unlikely convergence of legacies. Submerged traumas resurfaced and communities long accustomed to living quietly with hazards suddenly were

Strong in the Rain

Strong in the Rain
  • Author : Lucy Birmingham,David McNeill
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-30
  • ISBN : 9781137050601
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Blending history, science, and gripping storytelling, Strong in the Rain brings the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan in 2011 and its immediate aftermath to life through the eyes of the men and women who experienced it. Following the narratives of six individuals, the book traces the shape of a disaster and the heroics it prompted, including that of David Chumreonlert, a Texan with Thai roots, trapped in his school's gymnasium with hundreds of students and teachers as it begins to flood,

Meltdown: Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima

Meltdown: Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima
  • Author : Deirdre Langeland
  • Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23
  • ISBN : 9781626726994
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Deirdre Langeland's Meltdown explores for middle grade readers the harrowing story of the deadly earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that caused the 2011 Fukushima power plant disaster On March 11, 2011, the largest earthquake ever measured in Japan occurred off the northeast coast. It triggered a tsunami with a wall of water 128 feet high. The tsunami damaged the nuclear power plant in Fukushima triggering the nightmare scenario--a nuclear meltdown. For six days, employees at the plant worked to contain the meltdown and disaster

Decision Making in Fukushima and the Performance of the Operating Company

Decision Making in Fukushima and the Performance of the Operating Company
  • Author : Henning Wenzel
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2016-02-19
  • ISBN : 9783668155381
GET THIS BOOKDecision Making in Fukushima and the Performance of the Operating Company

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich BWL - Unternehmensführung, Management, Organisation, Note: 1,7, FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management gemeinnützige GmbH, Köln, Veranstaltung: Soft Skills & Leadership Qualities, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: The nuclear disaster in Fukushima Daiichi, Japan may be one of the worst natural disasters in Japans history ever and after Hiroshima in 1945 and Chernobyl in 1986 the third worst nuclear disaster in human history. What is called “3/11” is comprised of three temporally sequenced and causally linked but analytically

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds
  • Author : Kaoru Nakata,Hiroya Sugisaki
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-07-10
  • ISBN : 9784431555377
GET THIS BOOKImpacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds

This book presents the results from the Japanese Fisheries Research Agency’s 3-year intensive monitoring of radionuclides in a variety of fish, plankton, benthos, and their living environments after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in March 2011. The book reveals the dynamics of contamination processes in marine and freshwater fish, mediated by the contamination of water, sediments, and food organisms; it also clarifies the mechanisms by which large variations in the level of contamination occurs among individual fish.

Japan after 3/11

Japan after 3/11
  • Author : Pradyumna P. Karan,Unryu Suganuma
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • ISBN : 9780813167312
GET THIS BOOKJapan after 3/11

On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation. The aftermath was overwhelming: communities were reduced to rubble, thousands of people were missing or dead, and relief organizations struggled to reach affected areas to provide aid for survivors and victims of radiation from compromised nuclear reactors. In Japan after 3/11, editors Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma assemble geographers, economists, humanists, and scientists to consider the complex economic,

Japan after 3/11

Japan after 3/11
  • Author : Pradyumna P. Karan,Unryu Suganuma
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • ISBN : 9780813167329
GET THIS BOOKJapan after 3/11

On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation. The aftermath was overwhelming: communities were reduced to rubble, thousands of people were missing or dead, and relief organizations struggled to reach affected areas to provide aid for survivors and victims of radiation from compromised nuclear reactors. In Japan after 3/11, editors Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma assemble geographers, economists, humanists, and scientists to consider the complex economic,

Risk Society and Education in Post-Disaster Fukushima

Risk Society and Education in Post-Disaster Fukushima
  • Author : Kaoru Miyazawa
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-12-31
  • ISBN : 9781000533545
GET THIS BOOKRisk Society and Education in Post-Disaster Fukushima

In response to the explosion of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in March 2011, this book examines how the concept of a risk society was handled in the various education programs implemented in post-disaster Fukushima. The explosion and subsequent radiation contamination that affected the biosphere of the Fukushima region and beyond, revealed that we live in a risk society. Despite this revelation, official discourses in Fukushima have been geared strictly toward the future, with the aim of restoring communities and resuming