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Recovering from Catastrophic Disaster in Asia

Author: William L Waugh; Ziqiang Han
Publisher: Wagon Lane, Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017.
Series: Community, environment and disaster risk management, volume 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management provides a series of cross-disciplinary approaches and methods which are exemplified by case studies from different parts of the world. Volume 18 looks at how cities and countries recover from catastrophic disasters with a specific focus on Asia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William L Waugh; Ziqiang Han
ISBN: 9781786352958 1786352958 1786352966 9781786352965
OCLC Number: 1003855404
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: RECOVERING FROM CATASTROPHIC DISASTER IN ASIA; Contents; About the Editors; About the Authors; List of Contributors; Disaster Recovery in Asia: An Introduction; Overview of this Book; References; Social Capital and Changes in Post-Disaster Recovery Process: Observations from China After the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake; Disaster and Social Change; Disaster and Social Capital; Methods; Measurement; Results: Social Capital Patterns and Changes; Organizational Embeddedness; Social Support; Social Cohesion; Social Capital Changes and Influencing Factors; Discussion and Conclusion; Note; References. Recovering from Prolonged Negative Destination Images in Post-Disaster Northern JapanIntroduction; Literature Review; Case Study of the Tohoku Region; Methodology; Findings; Case Study: Aomori Prefecture; Case Study: Iwate Prefecture; Case Study: Miyagi Prefecture; Case Study: Fukushima Prefecture; Conclusion: What's in a Name?; References; Restoration of Communities Following the Great East Japan Disaster: The Transformation of Mutual Help Networks Through the Eyes of the Victims; Introduction; Literature Review; Methods; Results; Victims Who Are Skeptical of the Bond of Regional Societies. Community Consciousness in the Face of Nuclear RadiationVictims Who Feel It Will Be Difficult to Restore Communities; Individual Evacuees. The individual evacuees are victims who did not flee in the town groups. The livelihoods of local producers including both farmers and fishermen were severely damaged by the triple catastrophe. A farmer in his 50s from Minamisouma Cit. Group Evacuees. People who fled in the Futaba Town groups feel the difficulty of maintaining solidarity in spite of the group character of the shelter population. About 1,400 people who were evacuated from the area near the Fukushima nuclear power plant fDiscussion; The First Proposition. Those victims who felt that bonds in a regional society were thin and whose connections with others were not strong congratulated the help of volunteers and committed themselves to the "refugee community." The first proposition abou. The Second Proposition. A woman in her 50s from Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture, said, "The disaster broke human relations completely. New relations developed between people whose houses were swept away by the tsunami and those who experienced signifThe Third Proposition. A woman in her 50s from Futaba Town living in the refuge said, "We discussed an organization of parents for school, but it was not realized because we are separated." The "refugee community" does not really function now. The bonds h; Outside Support and Inside Support.
Series Title: Community, environment and disaster risk management, volume 18.
Responsibility: edited by William L. Waugh, Jr. ; Ziqiang Han.

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