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Animation: Learning from Megadisasters

thank you

thank you

Japan DRM

This animation is great learning and will like to share it anytime with my audience

Short , simple, Informative

Short , simple, Informative

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Japan DRM animation

Excellent animation. Simple, informative and educative.

I went Japan twenty years ago and I was highly impressed by their straggle against nature.

Japan DRM animation

Very good animation. Simple,easy and very pedagogical.

I've just arrived from Japan. I went there to see the flowering sakhura, and I could see in practice this DRM. While I was there, a great earthquake occurred in Chile. The next morning, turning on the television in the hotel, there was a map on the screen with the entire Japanese coast marked in yellow and a table with prediction of the wave height (warnings of a possible tsunami). The initial estimate was 1 m (shown in a table on the screen, whereas the normal TV programming occurred) but was constantly updated, reaching 40 cm, 20 cm, until the message disappears from the screen once that did not materialize forecasting tsunami, Thanks God.

The only detail that could be improved in the DRM animation could be done on its end, because the direction of movement of Earth (rotation)that appears is inverted (sorry about that, but as I am a geography teacher, I can not fail to mention).

Learning never stops!

Lucid, short, simple and informative.

It'd be great to have more such animations on other themes as well.

Japanese & Uttarkhand Megadisasters

These heart-wrenching disasters humbled our capabilities against forces of nature; at times, also human folly in contributing to these mega-disasters.I pray we learnt & will be much better prepared in the future, by respecting nature and her awesome forces that can affect anyone, anywhere & anytime.I agree with my esteemed colleagues in their take of the animation.It ought be mandatory for all citizens, especially school children (appropriate age)to view such fury of nature to mainstream preparedness & strengthen capacity to deal with disasters.
Far-fetched as it may be,regional consortia,pluri-lateral or, better, multilateral agreements aimed at humanitarian and emergency assistance outfits to minimize damage to critical, vital facilities like nuclear reactors, hospitals, & ports(including access to them in the middle of the chaos that's sure to follow) ought to be secured,& mitigate harm,generally. Perhaps,the redesign of vital facilities is worth the effort,given the present global conditions,with disaster-specific landscaping & architecture(including resilience improving materials to include struts & springs, with fuzzy logic & neuro-economics in mind),instead of the brick/mortar mix. Not child's play. Climate change?
Kind regards,
Vincent Das

Work of sheer beauty.

Work of sheer beauty.


I believe some disasters are so big, like Philippines' cyclone recently, Haiti, Japan, Tsunani-2004,Katrina...proactive/holistic; collaborative resilient response is the best way forward, followed by search & rescue, resettlement, rehabilitation, treatment...mega disasters have shown that the best of us can be overwhelmed. Shared capacity and harm mitigation demonstrates responsible stewardship and improve International relations , as well as public diplomacy.

Animation of japan DRM

i agree i think it is an excellent animation simple, informative and encouraging.

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