Japan Did Learn from 2011 Trifecta Disasters

The Diva is always happy to be able to provide a “lessons learned” posting. Here are two articles about the most recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

Bitter lessons of Japan’s 2011 tsunami put to use with latest quake.

Massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan’s northeastern coast more than five years ago, killing about 18,000 people and prompting authorities to revise warning systems and evacuation plans to try to save more lives.

On Tuesday, when a magnitude 7.4 quake hit the same area, the country swung into action, using lessons learned in the March 11, 2011, disaster to ensure coastal residents evacuated well before the much smaller waves hit.

Japan’s latest tsunami reaction shows lessons learned from previous disasters

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