Preparedness Map for Community Resilience: Earthquakes

Experience of Japan
Preparedness Map for Community Resilience: Earthquakes Experience of Japan
December 2016
This manual focuses on Japanese Seismic Preparedness Maps, one of the tools used in Japan to communicate earthquake risks for better preparedness at the community level. Produced by local governments, these maps aim to help communities prepare for future potential seismic events with information on hazard and risk levels, estimated damages, and evacuation routes and sites.