The Evolution of Disaster Volunteering in Japan: From Kobe to Tohoku
On the morning of January 17, 1995, the Kobe region of Japan experienced what was then the country�s most destructive earthquake in the postwar era.1 Close to 6,500 died, infrastructure was crippled, and hundreds and thousands of buildings were destroyed or damaged. Magnifying the earthquake was the woeful response from the national government, which arguably made Kobe as much a man-made disaster as a natural one. Officials quarreled over jurisdictional matters and enforced regulations that...[Show more]
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