Disaster panel sets numerical targets for river, ocean dikes by 2020

A government-appointed panel discussing ways to boost Japan’s ability to withstand natural disasters called on Friday for promoting river and coastal dike construction to prepare for powerful earthquakes. In its outline for the Action Plan for National Resilience 2017, the panel targeted areas thought vulnerable to major earthquakes expected from the Nankai Trough in the […]

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