Nearly two years after the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant devastated North-Eastern Japan, recovery is progressing only slowly. Although vast financial resources were allocated, the enormity of destructions and divergent spatial and socio-economic conditions frustrate a speedy rebuilding. Reconstruction planning is further complicated because the affected communities were already confronted with atrophying local economies and demographic change, long before the devastations of the tsunami.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2013 Mar|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Atmospheric Science
- Water Science and Technology