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Disaster response

Scholarly Publications

Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations

April 2016

This article examines how different organizational structures in disaster aid delivery affect house aid quality.

News

Economists suggest how to better allocate donations for disaster relief

May 2015

As people around the world look to support earthquake relief efforts in Nepal, scholars from Stanford and the London School of Economics and Political Science offer new research that can help...

Events

Business as Usual: Fukushima in Light of the Great Cold War Plutonium Disasters

May 14, 2012

While Chernobyl, and now Fukushima, are household words, far fewer people have heard of Maiak in the southern Urals and Hanford in eastern Washington State where Soviet and American engineers built...

Trauma and Healing in Stricken Japan

March 12, 2012

The triple disasters in Japan in March 2011 have created overwhelming trauma in the stricken areas for people of all ages.

Kizuna! New Forms of Social Capital in Disaster Japan

March 5, 2012

Since the triple tragedy of March 11, 2011, we have seen a number of changes in what we sometimes refer to as "civil society" in Japan.

Multimedia

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

People

Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program