WIT Press

Earthquake Emergency Response Scenario Simulator

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/RISK980151

Volume

31

Pages

11

Published

1998

Size

1,124 kb

Author(s)

Masatake Naganoh, Masashi Taniai, Jyun-ichi Ikeda & Naoki Itch

Abstract

The 1995 Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake caused immense damage and revealed the vulnerabilities of highly concentrated modern metropolises to major disasters. It was recognized that during emergencies at the time of a disaster, one of the most important factors is proper judgment and decision-making. We are developing a system that simulates emergency response scenarios. It utilizes a visual imaging database to provide support for making judgments and decisions during the state of emergency after an earthquake disaster. 1 Introduction T

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