After Fukushima: risk and resilience to disasters in Japan (19 Nov 2013) by UCL Sound published on 2013/12/05 17:05:34 +0000 Lunch Hour Lectures - Autumn 2013 Professor Peter Sammonds, UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction The Japanese islands face an extraordinary range of natural hazards -- earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunami, lahars and tropical cyclones. In the wake of the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster, Prof Sammonds looks at the impact of disasters, recovery and the building of resilience to natural hazards in Japan. You can also watch this lecture on the UCLLHL YouTube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsEyCTrLrT8 UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://ucl.ac.uk.