Investigating West Japan Flood
The West Japan Flood in 2018 was the worst rain disaster of the Heisei era. Behind the massive flooding was the domino effect of "backwater phenomena" and "washouts." Also, the large-scale survey conducted by the local governments revealed that only a few of the residents evacuated despite the evacuation order. What made the difference between life and death. We try to find the keys to disaster prevention, from the lessons learned from the case of western Japan.