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The Japan Meteorological Agency will start releasing forecast information about linear rainbands, called “senjo kosuitai,” from June that could give the public major flooding warnings. “Once linear rainbands occur, they will likely lead to a disaster."
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Sightseers and locals in the rain on Sat morning Oct 12, Typhoon Hagibis due to hit hard later in the day.
New study calculates how much of the damage of individual extreme weather events can be attributed to human-caused climate change.
Imperial College London
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2022
This contributing paper examines access to emergency and related information during the COVID-19 pandemic as a crucial human security issue. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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2021
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Japan. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2013
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Cabinet Office (Japan)