Restoration after the Sumatra Earthquake Tsunami in Banda Aceh : Based on the Results of Interdisciplinary Researches by Nagoya University

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This paper is based on the results of research by the Sumatra Earthquake Interdisciplinary or Integrated Research Team, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University. This research shows: (1) the Sumatra Earthquake tsunami disaster damage in Banda Aceh can be divided into four areas; (2) the tsunami action was directed left and right by the Banda Aceh topography; (3) within which District I saw total destruction of housing, a high death rate, and the collapse of families; (4) with the high death rate due to a lack of earthquake-tsunami association; (5) that even in the core of housing reconstruction, the pace is slow; (6) there are four main obstacles to housing reconstruction; (7) the slow pace of the reconstruction is a function of social causes related to the size of the tsunami, the lack of established adjustment mechanisms for aid groups, the slow pace of the reconstruction in society overall, and the failure of market functions; (8) that in the case of large scale disasters, with the loss of life and home, as well as infrastructure, the collapse of society as an entity occurs as well.

Journal

  • Journal of Natural Disaster Science

    Journal of Natural Disaster Science 29(2), 53-61, 2007-12-01

    Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110006987203
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA10898116
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    ART
  • ISSN
    03884090
  • Data Source
    CJP  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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