Transactions of The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering
Online ISSN : 1884-7242
Print ISSN : 1882-2789
ISSN-L : 1882-2789
Technical Papers
Activities of Voluntary Organizations for Disaster Prevention under Flood Disaster by Typhoon Talas (2011)
: Funada-district, Kiho-cho, Mie
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2015 Volume 83 Issue 2 Pages II_9-II_16


Typhoon Talas (2011) that attacked the Kii peninsula in September, brought great damage such as a landslide, the inundation by the flood in Kiho-cho, Mie. In Onodanikawa basin, Kiho-cho, the unexpected inundation damage that overflow the ring levee which made by water disaster prevention public project. In this report, we reported functions and problems of voluntary organization from the hearing to the chairperson of voluntary organization for disaster prevention in Funada district and the hearing to the Kiho-cho government office staff for disaster prevention at the time of this disaster. In addition, we reported it about a public role of Kiho-cho that supported voluntary organization for disaster prevention. As results, we confirmed the following. It was necessary to establish the limit of rescue operation beforehand to reduce secondary disaster at the time of the mutual assistance. It was necessary for the unexpected disaster to evacuate by choice independent of the ring levee. The activities of the time of peace of the voluntary organization for disaster prevention produced effects. The cooperation training between voluntary organizations for disaster prevention of Kiho-cho was effective for early restoration.

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