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Japan, March 2011

Deployment Details

On Friday 11th March, a 8.9 earthquake struck 130 kilometres off the east coast of the Oshika Peninsula, Tōhoku, Japan. The resulting earthquake caused a tsunami which hit the east coast of Japan causing widespread damage.

Reference and Orientation(19)
Who-What-Where(5)
Affected Population(5)
Search & Rescue / Evacuation Planning(7)
Emergency Shelter(3)
Logistics(1)

Deployment Diary

16 Mar 2011

The first two volunteers, Anne and Nick, arrived in Tokyo yesterday and have joined up with the UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team. They have started mapping locations of intern

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Latest Maps

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Evacuation Centre Population (23rd March 2011)

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Evacuation Centre Population (23rd March 2011)
  • Date: 23 March 2011
  • Source: MapAction
  • Status: Update

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Urban Search and Rescue as of 23rd March 2011

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Urban Search and Rescue as of 23rd March 2011
  • Date: 23 March 2011
  • Source: MapAction
  • Status: Update

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Affected Population of Tohoku 12:00 23rd March 2011

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Affected Population of Tohoku 12:00 23rd March 2011
  • Date: 23 March 2011
  • Source: MapAction
  • Status: Update

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Who What Where as of 23rd March 2011

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Who What Where as of 23rd March 2011
  • Date: 23 March 2011
  • Source: MapAction
  • Status: Update

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Urban Search and Rescue as of 22nd March 2011

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Urban Search and Rescue as of 22nd March 2011
  • Date: 22 March 2011
  • Source: MapAction
  • Status: Update