While earthquakes can happen anywhere in Japan, the Government here has been preparing for what could be a catastrophic event… Read more Tokyo: Know Your Risk
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Magnitude (a.k.a. the Richter Magnitude scale) measures the amount of energy released at the earthquake’s epicenter. The scale can go… Read more What’s the difference between Magnitude and the Japanese “Seismic Intensity” (shindo) scale?
Online Resources The Tokyo Disaster Prevention Booklet: (English, Korean, Chinese, etc.) http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/ENGLISH/GUIDE/BOSAI/index.htm BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-34486116 Disaster Management in Japan http://www.bousai.go.jp/1info/pdf/saigaipanf_e.pdf White… Read more Online Resources for Disaster Preparedness
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