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Earthquakes: MEDC Case study 1 | The Geographer.
They usually take place on the ridges between plates. Although earthquakes are categorized under one name, they all vary in the damages they cause. Yet the created damage could have been lower by taking precautions. Quakes have occurred in Haiti, Costa Rica, and Japan but different outcomes had been made. Another reason that people should be educated on earthquakes is so they can know the likelihood that one will affect them.
Case study: inclusiveness in joint Chile-Japan tsunami & earthquake drill
The test confirmed that using a private 4. Since then, the city has established itself as an international leader in disaster risk reduction and reconstruction. As part of a smart city initiative, Sendai wanted to develop an emergency response system that could improve its ability to monitor tsunamis, broadcast alerts and evacuate affected areas. Workers steer a fleet of connected camera- and loudspeaker-equipped drones from a command and control center.
An earthquake measuring 9. The magnitude 9. Japan is located on the eastern edge of the Eurasian Plate. The Pacific Plate, which is an oceanic plate, subducts sinks under the Eurasian Plate, which is a continental plate, forming a subduction zone to the east of Japan. This type of plate margin is known as a destructive plate margin.