Production Capacity Change in Industrial Sectors of Hachinohe City due to the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami

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【IDRiM 2015 Conference】 The 6th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management. Dates: 28‐30 October 2015. Venue: Scope Convention Centre, New Delhi, IndiaThis study focuses on a production capacity change in industrial sectors due to the 2011 Tohoku tsunami, generated by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku earthquake. The authors highlight the coastal area of Hachinohe city which was damaged and inundated by the earthquake and the tsunami. The main method of the investigation is collecting the fact data for the activities of 10 industrial sectors from the public announcements, newspaper articles and information published. The result shows that the estimated amount of economic damage is approximately 114.5 billion Japanese yen as the production capacity change in the industrial sectors of the area due to the earthquake and the tsunami. The estimated amount of the economic damage is equivalent to approximately 95 % to the amount of the stock damage in the city.


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