Illogical dam policy in Japan

Yoshiyasu Takefuji

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Super typhoon Hagibis on October 12, 2019, in Japan revealed that the current dam control policy has the fatal defect. The current dam policy should be updated for saving humans. Human-induced flood should be avoided by the weather prediction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2623-2626
Number of pages4
JournalNatural Hazards
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Sept 1


  • Dam control policy
  • Human-induced flood
  • Typhoon
  • Weather information

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Water Science and Technology
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)


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