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Experiences from the Tohoku Disaster in Japan and Stakeholder Perceptions on Loss and Damage Associated with Climate Change and Adaptation
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Experiences from the Tohoku Disaster in Japan and Stakeholder Perceptions on Loss and Damage Associated with Climate Change and Adaptation

In 8th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014, Beijing 2014-08

The presentation has two parts, the first part informs about the important lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan and the second part informs about the implications of loss and damage associated with climate change and adaptation in terms of the stakeholder perceptions and what they mean for knowledge networks.

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The forum has recognized the importance of regional cooperation on a variety of issues and more importantly in community based disaster risk reduction and the need for data and experience sharing.

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