Science News 2012 (English)

How Can You Escape From an Imminent Tsunami?

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Running Time : 5minutes

Publication Year(JFY) : 2012


Series - The Science of Disaster Prevention and Damage Control: How Can You Escape From an Imminent Tsunami?Until now, disaster prevention measures for earthquakes and tsunami were devised based on the experience of past large-scale tsunami. However, the tsunami following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake greatly exceeded expectations, and created much confusion during the evacuation. How can the tsunami risk be predicted, and how can people best evacuate? This report looks at two examples to find answers to these questions.