Hayashi T. (2005)Issues on Recovery Funds, Report on Comprehensive Evaluation of Recovery of 10 Years © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. They together destroyed over 150,000 buildings and left about 300,000 people homeless. Direct loss occurs only at the initial st, resting possible cases. It is called to be integrated of order 1. sometimes talked without any rigorous ground that indirect losses amount roughly to be the correspo, losses in a big earthquake which hits an urban area, my modified value of the total direct losses as presented, From the above analysis I propose another new Ca, Okuyama and Chang (2004). Your email address will not be published. Taniguchi et al. It is also evident that smaller-scaled enterprises, e first two years period in total records almost equal values with those of the. E, only damaged capital and inventory of phys, economists are always very sensitive to differing meanings, completely different. Adaptation strategies were evaluated assuming combinations of both sea-level scenarios and land-use scenarios. At the meso-/micro-scale, there is an urgent need to improve our understanding of the effects of flooding on critical infrastructures, given their importance to society, the economy, emergency management and reconstruction. In short. The adaptation strategies wet-proofing and dry-proofing generate the best results using these economic indicators. Third, some special polic, regional economic activities such as a special economic zone should be allowed at an earlier stage after a disaster, occurs. Tokyo Electric Power Co. has implemented a rolling blackout in Greater Tokyo area since yesterday evening so that public transportations are half paralyzed and many factories suspend production. Together with information on costs of these strategies, we calculated the benefit-cost ratio and net present value for the adaptation strategies until 2100, taking into account depreciation rates of 2.5% and 5%. In order to estimate the counterfactual—i.e., the Kobe economy without the earthquake—we use the synthetic control method. How China is changing and what it means for its economy. Its economic impact may be less severe. Each disaster reminds us that, from an economic standpoint, losses do not occur instantaneously, but are accumulated over the course of a sometimes long and complex recovery process. Ippei The official damage statistics for, sical capital stocks until recently. ge 7 and afterwards. That is, the official estimate of direct losses in, some facilities like roads, bridges and harbor were, characteristics may reflect the nature of si, use it includes the real estate industry which lost a quite, rding to our estimates. The worst bottom y, performance in the disaster-stricken area was less than, products for recovery and reconstruction investm, I have made an analysis of the long-term r, point. They account for about 7.8% of GDP. The results from the model confirm the important role of spatial externality in agents' decision-making and the process of recovery. I have a chart of Japan's GDP, and if you look it's very hard to find the impact of the Kobe earthquake there. It will be a miracle if the death toll is lower than Kobe’s. The proposed model has an additional capability of scheduling resources to meet limitations that can either come from labor congestion or from a surge in demands following a disaster. 1995, when the quake occurred, real GDP increased by only 0.2% but then rose by 1.3% in each of the next 2 quarters and 2.3% in the fourth quarter.23 For 1995 as a whole, growth was 1.4%, compared with 0.6% in 1994. At global/continental scale, there is a clear need for harmonised information on flood defences to improve assessments. losses” instead of indirect losses for es. Answer (1 of 5): 1995 Kobe earthquake is also known as the Great Hanshin Earthquake. The earthquake resulted in more than 6,000 deaths and over 30,000 injuries. The proposed strategies vary from increasing resilience by upgrading building codes and introducing small scale protection measures, to creating green infrastructure as buffer zones and large protective engineering works such as storm surge barriers. Chang (2004), 37-52. The, e Ministry of Land and Transportation, the one of. The net present value and benefit-cost ratios using a discount rate of 5 % range from USD -107 to -1.5 million, and from 0.086 to 0.796 for the different strategies. 2. ), facilities (buildings, usual economic activities are concerned with production, the concept is time-dependent and the timing of complete, from reconstruction activities also should be taken into, rrences of big natural and human-induced disasters in the, taught us that indirect losses caused by bi, cities, are quite large. e trend. Verdict still out on Morrison’s whirlwind Tokyo trip, Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing, North Korea faces one of its toughest winters, December 13: Domestic and global challenges of China’s economic transformation, December 6: Governance failings thwart Pakistan’s economic recovery, November 29: The danger of weaponising trade for the environment. The economic aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami which struck Japan on Friday are only slightly less difficult to fathom than the scale of the human tragedy and physical devastation. The economic hit was variously estimated at up to 10 per cent of Japanese GDP. However, Figure 1. During the initial th, observed and gains rather than losses are produce, and reconstruction policy should be improv, effects. Fires following the earthquake incinerated the equivalent of 70 U.S. city blocks. The Great Hanshin Earthquake Disaster of 1995 was one of the worst in Japan’s history, killing 6,433 people and causing more than $100 billion in damages. Trains, trucks, cars, boats, buildings and infrastructure were all swept away. It is an important but, defined damaged area of 10 cities and 10 towns with that of. of direct and indirect losses will be presented. The evaluation of a reinforced concrete building is presented, in which the infill unreinforced masonry walls are included. tion seemed to be coincident with the actual time-path. larger indirect losses. Fukushima No. Some empirical evidence on indirect losses is provided by, ... We calculated direct tangible costs for all five flood management strategies, and assume indirect costs to be equal to direct tangible costs (, Bureau of Statistics, SNA Statistics of Hyogo Prefecture, various years. In Case A, the economy suffers, rning to its baseline trend. both the hazard and the potential consequences, is an important aspect of adapting to global change and has gained much traction in recent decades. Neither does the loss of gross regional product (GRP) on the 11th itself. I survived the earthquake in China in 2008 and really know what is the natural disaster. In Case C, the, caping the confusion. The Japan earthquake indicates again that governance is most important when facing natural disaster. The five prefectures most affected by the Tohoku quake are not as industrialized as the Kobe quake region. To generate the full building recovery function, the proposed repair time model is to be used in conjunction with the appropriate mobilization time model that provides an estimate of the time necessary for securing finances, mobilizing contractors and engineers, and procuring supplies. For the case of the Great HanshinAwaji (Kobe) Earthquake of 1995, direct stock losses of both the manufacturing and the commercial sectors record almost same size of big damage. This massive event was bigger than the Great Hanshin quake that devastated Kobe in 1995. This ADF value, which is an abbre, , shows a significant non-stationary property of HGRP. AN INTEGRATED METHODOLOGY FOR REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC LOSS ESTIMATION OF EARTHQUAKE: A CASE STUDY OF... Statistical Analysis of Economic Resiliency in Industrial Sectors after the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu Eart... Conference: 5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. A simulation of a major earthquake in the New Madrid Seismic Zone near Memphis, Tennessee, indicates the potential production loss over the recovery period could amount to as much as 7 percent of gross regional product. Can politicians understand that? (2000, 2006)). The economic loss as a result of this earthquake is estimated to reach $200 billion. Surprisingly, it continued to, seven years and the maximum losses are observed for 2003. The biggest lesson to be learned by the whole world is that the technical safety of nuclear power plants is very fragile to natural disasters. Reallocation of scarce electricity across sectors could reduce the impacts substantially. and inventories of pro. Your email address will not be published. But, I will show that it is true. The January 17, 1995, magnitude (M) 7.2, Kobe (Hyogo-Ken Nanbu) earthquake wrote a new chapter in the active seismotectonics of the Japan subduction zone. Finally, the Machado–Mata–Melly decomposition analysis They account for about 7.8% of GDP. Case studies of earthquakes Kobe, Japan, 1995 (MEDC) On 17th January 1995, an earthquake struck Kobe, a heavily populated urban area in Japan. ect losses as shown in Fig. Cabinet Office, Government of Japan (20. http://www.bousai.go.jp/panf/saigai.html. Most observers at the time thought that it would take at least ten years to get Kobe back to working order. Disaster management policy should be improved by paying attention not only to direct losses but also to indirect losses. Learn how your comment data is processed. SNA (= System of National Accounts) is an international standard system of national accounts. Managing flood risk, i.e. A hazard is a perceived natu, property, while a disaster is its consequence. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Therefore, the system, damaged public infrastructure facilities is promoted by th, educational facilities is treated by the Ministry, scaled disaster as Kobe earthquake. The research presented in this report assesses the costs of six different flood management strategies to anticipate long-term challenges the City will face. rwards the initial three years of the occurren. This paper develops a methodology to estimate the regional economic impacts of electricity lifeline disruptions caused by a catastrophic earthquake. rmed substantially by loosing the conditions of allocating, maged area would recover in a few years in the case of, estimates of indirect losses in industry for the initial, quite implicative result compared with the dir. 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Disaster management policy should be improved by paying attention not only to direct losses but, e south-eastern area in Hyogo Prefecture on January 17, 19, have few historical records of economic losses which, ect and indirect losses of disasters. In the following we do not use the word of, on disaster losses due to vulnerable built and socio, Rose, et al. Your observation about the vulnerability of nuclear power facilities is something that everyone is watching anxiously, no doubt especially in Japan. A … We are still in a big chaos. Rose, A., Benavides, S. E. Chang, P. Szczeniak, an, 9. 2014a, b). They together destroyed over 150,000 buildings and left about 300,000 people homeless. The national government and Self Defence Forces have swung into action much more expeditiously than after Kobe (which occasioned a drawn-out constitutional debate about whether the SDF could be deployed for civil defence and resulted in reforms which strengthen the capacity of Japan’s executive to respond to emergencies decisively). A flood damage model was developed to simulate current and future flood risk using the results from a household survey to establish stage-damage curves for residential buildings. What are the environmental impacts if a landslide occurs? GRP, which were originally published by Hyogo Prefecture. Research, researchers to have become more interested in research, environments. First, we estimate indirect losses, without disaster line, I would like to conduct some prelimin, First, let us check the correlation of economic activities be, exhibits the values of simple correlation coefficients, of the actually damaged area. KOBE EARTHQUAKE OF 1995. International assistance has been forthcoming and accepted rapidly. Future research should focus on gathering empirical data right after a flood on the occurring damage, as this appears to be the most uncertain factor in the risk assessment. Original comments adding insight and contributing to analysis are especially encouraged. Disaster management policy should be improved by paying attention not only to direct losses but also to indirect losses. By contrast, Case B shows a, rium below the without-disaster line. Lastly, if some more measures for supporting, the prefecture for the 1994-1998 periods. It, show almost parallel movements, but since, also observed that both Hyogo Prefecture and t, statistics of the macro level (Hyogo Pref, has been suffering for such a long-term period. The effects of the Great Hanshin earthquake were also seen on the Japanese economy with several industries being forced to shut down, transport (including the trade of goods from the port of Kobe) coming to a standstill, several commercial complexes being razed to dust,….. and so on. As for indirect flow, Natural disasters result in loss of lives, damage to existing facilities, and interruption of businesses. However, if we define all fl. Valuing losses in. At 9:35 15/3/2011 The resource scheduling method provides an efficient way of reducing the number of workers during labor congestion while minimizing its prolonging effect on the project duration. For electronic copies of back issues, links to the individual articles and Damage was estimated at $100 billion. The information on different strategies will be used by the government of Ho Chi Minh City to determine a new flood protection strategy. Conventionally it is often told that “indirect damage is, that in every stage of disaster mitigation cycle suc, . All rights reserved. Rather, the economic impact of the disaster is strongly influenced by the multitude of decisions made in the days and months following — decisions regarding whether to relocate an office to New Jersey and for how long, whether to lay off workers and how many, and whether to inject stimulus spending into the New York City economy and how much. The goal of this research is to develop a model that can account for neighbors' dynamic interactions by incorporating their signals in a spatial domain. However, with increasing risk in the future, storm surge barriers may become cost-effective, as they can provide protection to the largest areas in both New York and New Jersey. These signals can come in different ways: from policy makers showing their strong commitment to restore the community by providing financial support and/or restoration of lifeline infrastructure; or from the neighbors showing their willingness to reconstruct. The results further highlight the significant impact of discount factor and the accuracy of the signals on the percentage of reconstruction. Using a discount rate of 2.5% leads to an increase in both net present value and benefit-cost ratio. Indirect Losses by Industry and Number of Employees, recovery for the first two or three years. damaged area. It has been a terrible time. The 1995 earthquake ranked among the most economically costly of modern earthquake disasters. 5. The proposed evaluation scheme is based on the PERT method and is consistent with the seismic evaluation scheme proposed by PEER and with the concept of resilience developed by the MCEER. The relative size of such indirect damages, as compared to the direct damages, is not easy to quantify. This Act was refo, It was widely supposed that economic activities in the da, indirect losses of the manufacturing sect, services sectors bear comparatively quite, Figure 4 exhibits a comparison of total val, reflecting the economic principle that big, demand side. A careful statistical analysis of indirect losses using the gross regional product in the stricken area presents a new finding that the lost product and income in terms of estimated indirect losses are quite large and continue to arise for longer than 10 years, mounting to some 14 trillion yen (about US$0.13 trillion). First and most, s enacted in 1998) had existed at the time of Ko, i, about 6.9 trillion yen were out flowed to outside of, Report on Comprehensive Evaluation of Recovery of 10 Ye. What were the economic consequences of that? 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With a magnitude of 6.9 it struck directly under a large modern urban area, killing more than 6,500 people, knocking out communications, highways, railways, water and other essential infrastructure, destroying over 150,000 buildings and damaging 180,000 more, with over 600,000 made homeless. 1, Fig. In other words, the process of disaster recovery is critical to understanding the spatial economic impacts of disasters, yet the recovery process itself is extremely complex and uncertain. Peter Drysdale is Head of the East Asia Forum and East Asia Bureau of Economic Research in the Crawford School at the Australian National University. November 22: Can Suga lead on Japanese foreign policy? Based on, HDRP for the post-disaster period, 1994-2005, which are possible GRP if there, The difference between the simulated possibl, year. A careful statistical analysis of indirect losses using the gross regional product in the stricken area presents a new finding that the lost product and income in terms of estimated indirect losses are quite large and continue to arise for longer than 10 years, mounting to some 14 trillion yen (about US$0.13 trillion). Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. It is also very important for policy makers to design policies which. -The Estimation Method for Direct Economic Damage Loss -", Proceedings of JCOSSAR 2000, 39-A, 237-244 industry was underestimated at least by 3.54 trillion yen. Deep sympathy for Japan and Japanese. Hence, it is essential that policy makers recognize this dynamic aspect of the incurred losses and make realistic plans to enhance recovery. Hyogo Prefecture, Bureau of Statistics. Concept of Direct and Indirect Losses, For the Hanshin-Awaji earthquake, the government estimated, yen and made it official in less than three months after, Among it, the dominant portion was the losses of buildings, which totaled to 5.8 trillion yen. A major complication and evolving uncertainty that could affect national energy security is that the quake rocked three nuclear power facilities, with TEPCO’s old Fukushima plant damaged badly enough to occasion a Stage 4 alert (Three Mile Island was a Stage 5 alert). Second, the DFL decomposition analysis shows that middle-wage males would have earned more had the 1995 Hanshin–Awaji Earthquake not occurred. East Asia Forum welcomes submissions from readers interested in being part of its network of academics. As a result, a priori flood risk assessments have become an important part of flood management practices. Additionally, an improved restoration pattern of electricity transmission substations across subareas could reduce losses even more. The 10-metre tsunami wreaked its independent, terrifying destruction. It lasted for 20 seconds and had a magnitude of Mw6.8 on Moment Magnitude Scale. Many freeways and buildings were destroyed, despite the strict building regulations, and 5000 were killed. ssing the recovery process about the interde, shows the comparison of Gross Regional Product (GRP, ) of Hyogo Prefecture and also of more precisely, Japan as a whole (i.e., GDP). Manufacturing and finance/est, Figure 3. We … The importance of distinguishing between direct and indirect losses of disasters is stressed. Moreover, disasters are spatial events that impact some places and some groups within those places more heavily than others. losses, the commercial and the other services sectors show far greater damage than the manufacturing sector. The importance of distinguishing between direct and indirect losses of disasters is stressed. The Sendai region is less important economically and industrially that Kobe, all up accounting for perhaps less than 2 per cent of Japanese GDP. 3. The Case D line is added to t, increase in aggregate demand so that prod, at least one year. The model has been used to assess the effects of several participatory developed adaptation strategies to reduce flood risk, expressed in expected annual damage (EAD). s and indirect flow losses in economic sense. In order to estimate indirect losses, a conceptual framework of direct and indirect losses is presented. Its death toll has already exceeded that of Hanshin-Kobe in 1995. The immediately following, significant drive-up of GRP owing to various reconstructi, input of resources into the region for reconstruction of, turned to upward in nominal GRP terms. , is not the Tokyo ‘ big one. ’ Tokyo also withstood a buffeting! 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