"Make DRR a national priority with strong institution"

〔Efforts in Hyogo〕

Hyogo Prefectural Government empowered disaster prevention and emergency management systems significantly. Furthermore, Hyogo is improving community and local disaster response and management capability based on self-help and mutual-helpt concept.


Establishment of the Hyogo Disaster Management Center

As the first local government, Hyogo established government building dedicated only for disaster management and developed initial response after disasters.
[2000 started and still continues]

  • Secure several communication tools.
  • Development of Phoenix Disaster Management System that is predicted earthquake damage based on the information from seismic intensity meter and estimated required manpower and supply-demand of goods.
    [1996 started and still continues]
Storytelling at DRI
Disaster Management Center