Disaster Zone

Japan's Disaster Recovery--Great Resources to Follow

Few of us will ever experience the devastation that impacted Japan's earthquake and tsunami.

by Eric Holdeman / October 3, 2013

Listed below are good websites to use for getting updated on the disaster recovery process that is still underway in Japan following their March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.  These useful resources on Japan's disaster experience were provided courtesy of the Consulate General of Japan in Seattle.


Japan's Disaster Management Policy

http:I /www.cao.go.jp/en/disaster.html


The Japanese Government's  English web portal for updates on the March 11,

2011 Great East Japan Earthquake disaster and recovery

http:I lwww.kantei.go.jp/foreign/incident/index.html


"Road to Recovery" - One year comprehensive progress report on recovery from the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake

http:I lwww.kantei.go.jp/foreign/policy/documents/2012/ · icsFiles/ afieldfile/2012/03

/07/road to  recovery.pdf


Reconstruction Agency of Japan


The Reconstruction Agency is the principal agency of the Government of Japan tasked with leading and managing the reconstruction process following the March

11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, which precipitated the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident.

http:I lwww.reconstruction.go.jp/english/


The Agency's update on recovery from the March 11 Disaster

http:I /www.reconstruction.go.jp/english/130528 CurrentStatus  PathToward  FINAL.pdf


Ministry of Foreign  Affairs  of Japan


The Ministry's English web portal on the March 11 disaster and recovery, which includes information on Operation Tomodachi by U.S. Forces and other assistance that  Japan has received from overseas

http:I /www.mofa.go.jp/j info/visit/incidents/index.html