Analyzing Disaster Mitigation Policies in Japan and China from an Eco-DRR Perspective: A Comparative Study of Shanghai and Tokyo
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Submitted : 2023-12-24
Accepted : 2024-01-08
Published : 2024-01-23


Global climate change-induced natural disasters require international efforts and the adoption of Eco-Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) policies for sustainable development. This study examines the status of Eco-DRR in disaster prevention policies through word cloud analysis, providing insights for policymakers to enhance disaster prevention amid increasing climate-related challenges. Tokyo and Japan prioritize soft aspects, while Shanghai and China emphasize engineering for flood prevention, revealing a gap in Eco-DRR application. Despite these differing approaches, the shared focus on water-related disasters indicates a shift towards urban resilience. Future research should assess policy effectiveness and the impact of Eco-DRR on disaster risk reduction and ecosystem protection.


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