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Restoring Agriculture and Food Sector Aftermath of Great Tohoku Disaster: Implications for the Resilience of Japan
Prof. Hari Srinivas
The Great Tohoku Earthquake that occurred on 11th March 2011 is the most powerful earthquake in the known history of Japan. A chain of events unfolded after the earthquake that included a tsunami of historical magnitude that damaged critical infrastructure such as nuclear power plants located in Fukushima leading to release of unknown quantities of...
Internal presentation to the Disaster Management Project Team of IGES
This thought notes talks about measures required to kick-start the agriculture in the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Fukushima related radiation release affected areas with special emphasis on radiation safety while considering the other forms of damages such as salinity and physical damage to the agriculture infrastructure. The strategy is in essence...