Adjustments and Responses to Japan Earthquake

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Adjustments and Responses to Japan Earthquake

  1. 1. J a p a nE a r t h q u a k eAdjustments and Responses
  2. 2. Short Term:ReliefMid-Term: RehabilitationLong Term: Reconstruction
  3. 3. PrimaryEffects
  4. 4. SecondaryEffects
  5. 5. Factors AffectingAdjustmentsTypeProbabilityLoss
  6. 6. Factors AffectingResponses-Severity of earthquake-Roads, and infrastructure damaged-Distribution of aid and supplies hindered
  7. 7. Short Term ResponseMilitary helpEvacuation CentersAidInternational rescuersNuclear power plants shut down
  8. 8. Mid Term ResponseMajor roads and rail networks restoredPublic services re-establishedBuilding disaster-resilient townsRevival of local economic activities
  9. 9. Long Term ResponseGovernment regulation onearthquake prediction wasreviewedAgriculturalrehabilitation
  10. 10. ConclusionAdjustments made before the earthquakeeffective■ prepared the population and preventedexcessive loss■ allowed for fast and preparedresponse --> faster recovery
  11. 11. Bibliographyhttp://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/hazards/events/japan2011.htmlrice_field.jpgJapanEarthquake_rescueWorker.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Shindomap_2011-03-11_Tohoku_earthquake.pnghttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/8375591/Japan-earthquake-country-better-prepared-than-anyone-for-quakes-and-tsunamis.htmlhttp://greenfieldgeography.wikispaces.com/Short%E2%80%91term,+mid%E2%80%91term+and+long%E2%80%91term+responses+after+the+eventhttp://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/policy/documents/2012/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2012/03/07/road_to_recovery.pdfhttp://designbuildsource.com.au/japan-earthquake-no-damage-reportjapans-earthquake-tsunami-recovery-visualized.jpeg

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