Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east japan earthquake and tsunami. March 11 2011 earthquake and tsunami in japans tohoku region. Project report 2012 projects on tsunami generated marine debris and its management. The massive tsunami it generated hit japanese coastal areas and caused severe. The actual height of the tsunami along a particular section of coastline is a function of both the height of the open ocean wave and local factors. Tsunamis are known for their capacity to violently flood coastlines, causing devastating property damage, injuries and loss of life. Damage from the great east japan earthquake and tsunami a quick report. A tsunami is a series of ocean waves that sends surges of water, sometimes reaching heights of over 100 feet 30.
Congressional research service summary the march 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that occurred in japan followed by the nuclear crisis are having a large negative impact on the economy of japan but a lesser effect on world trade and financial markets. The earthquake triggered a massive tsunami which reached japans east coast in less than one hour. Guide to tsunami warningsadvisories and tsunami information. National institute for education policy research nier, 2011, report of school. Posted 22 dec 2015 originally published 18 dec 2015. Japan meteorological agency tsunami warningsadvisories. A nuclear emergency was triggered in the fukushima prefecture. Four years after the great east japan earthquake and the tsunami of 11 march 2011, there are still about 220,000 people who are displaced from their homes, living in temporary housing, apartments provided by the municipalities or at relatives homes.
A combination of earthquake, fire and tsunami centered around lisbon, portugal killed 60,000 people in 1755. Japan meteorological agency, 4 otemachi, chiyodaku, tokyo 1008122, japan. This report is intended to help the commission place the recent events in japan in context and to provide perspective for their possible implications to coastal california, based on preliminary information known at this early date. Map of tsunami forecast regions pdf image top of this page. Japan tsunami marine debris background on march 11, 2011, an earthquake with a magnitude of 9. Official pdf, 29 pages world bank documents world bank group. As media coverage constructs a socioculturally shared reality among its audience, an examination of the objectivity and.
Urgent survey for 2011 great east japan earthquake and. Tsunami shigeo takahashi, yoshiaki kuriyama, takashi tomita, yasuhiro kawai, taro arikawa, daisuke tatsumi, port and airport research institute pari takashi negi, national institute for land and infrastructure management nlim. The event began with a powerful earthquake off the coast of honshu, japan s main island, which initiated a series of large tsunami waves that devastated many coastal areas. Summary new information provides clearer picture on scale of disaster more than 27,500 people have been confirmed dead or remain unaccounted for. Mar 11, 2011 a tsunami prompted by a massive earthquake has swept through parts of northeastern japan, decimating homes and vehicles. Pdf damage from the great east japan earthquake and tsunami.
It was issued by the regional office in asia pacific with input from the ocha team in tokyo. Japan, where tsunami science and response measures first began following a disaster in 1896, has produced evermore elaborate countermeasures and response plans. Japan earthquake and tsunami, severe natural disaster that occurred in northeastern japan on march 11, 2011, and killed at least 20,000 people. The national science and technology council nstc report 2005 concludes that the challenge is to design a tsunami hazard mitigation program to protect life and property from two very different types of tsunami events. The tsunami caused considerable damage and loss of life across japan. How did the media report on the great east japan earthquake. At least 350 people are dead and hundreds missing after a tsunami caused by a huge 8. The quake jolted japan s honshu island and left a trail of devastation. Urgent survey for 2011 great east japan earthquake and tsunami disaster in ports and coasts part. These walls of water can cause widespread destruction when. Since the media played an important role in conveying factual information, journalists expressed feeling that it was difficult to guarantee the objectivity of their coverage.
Japan, a nation used to earthquake drills, sprung to action and followed emergency procedures. Lessons learned from the tsunami disaster caused by the 2011. Facility for disaster risk reduction, japanese shisetsu pdf. Unscear 20 report volume i report to the general assembly scientific annex a. Tsunami hitting the iwate above and miyagi below prefectures. The earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that occurred in japan on march 11, 2011 induced important. Japan meteorological agency brochure high resolution, pdf, 33. Among them, approximately 80,000 people are still living in prefabricated temporary homes. Ecosystems and disaster risk reduction in the context of the great east japan earthquake and tsunami a scoping study report to the keindanren nature conservation fund fabrice renaud and radhika murti first published as working paper publication series of unuehs n 10 march 20 photo cover. The construction of the railway had long been sought by the local population as a viable path to travel along a mountainous coastline.
Damage from the great east japan earthquake and tsunami. Response to the 2011 great east japan earthquake and tsunami. A huge tsunami generated by the 2011 great east japan earthquake also known. The great east japan earthquake of 2011, with a magnitude of 9. It was all about tsunami seminar and ppt with pdf report. Geological survey usgs, and the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami research group coordinated at the disaster prevention research institute dpri in japan for factual information on the disaster and its consequences. Introduction and event summary this report documents selected aspects of the 11 march 2011 eastern japan earthquake and tsunami based on personal observation and selected references. This twoyearly report focuses on achievements and progress of jrcs relief and recovery programmes for great east japan earthquake and tsunami.
Jul 17, 20 read cnn s 2011 japan earthquake tsunami earthquake and learn more about the disaster that struck japan in march of 2011. The greatest runup heights from the 2004 indian ocean tsunami. Japan time on friday, march 11, 2011, on the east coast of northern japan, is believed to be one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history. Japan us ngo collaboration advancement, the site investigation results. Ecosystems and disaster risk reduction in the context of the. Japan earthquake and tsunami 2011, a report youtube. All you need to do is just click on the download link and get it. Pdf the tohoku region, northeast japan, was hit by a gigantic earthquake. A tsunami is a natural hazard consisting of a series of long, surgelike waves generated when a large volume of ocean water is rapidly displaced. The 2011 earthquake off the pacific coast of tohoku. Funding the tsunami response a synthesis of findings by michael flint and hugh goyder published by the tsunami evaluation coalition tec tec fund report crc 1806 1. Food and agriculture implications congressional research service summary the march 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami in japan caused widespread devastation that affected many of the countrys agricultural and fishery areas.
On 11 march, 2011 a devastating tsunami triggered by a mw 9. Here we are giving you tsunami seminar and ppt with pdf report. Most of the deaths and damage in japan were due to the tsunami, which also displaced more than 500,000 people and resulted in a nuclear accident. Aspects of the 11 march 2011 eastern japan earthquake and tsunami. More than 15,000 people were killed, 300,000 were evacuated and 3,100 people are still unaccounted for.1326 179 428 1221 1298 1484 849 60 179 472 323 1444 1474 554 911 1005 1025 332 718 1068 849 680 823 490 118 1208 949 999