Disaster waste

Disaster waste

Management and operation of platform of disaster waste information

The JWRF manage and operate the Platform of Disaster Waste Information established by the National Institute for Environmental Studies, which is primarily aimed at those in charge of disaster waste management in local governments.

Research and study on wide-area disaster waste countermeasures in the Kanto region block at the time of a large-scale disaster

The JWRF provides operational support to the Kanto Block Council for Large-Scale Disaster Waste Countermeasures, which was established by the Kanto Regional Environment Office of the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, with the aim of establishing a system of cooperation and collaboration in the event of disasters in the Kanto Block (Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Niigata, Yamanashi, and Shizuoka Prefectures).

Basic research work on time trends in the amount of cleanup waste discharged.

As one of the materials to estimate the time transition of the amount of garbage to be cleaned up, the JWRF conducted a basic survey on the time transition of the number of activities of disaster relief volunteers who support the cleanup of disaster-stricken houses.

Study on promotion of human resource development in the field of disaster waste management

As a mechanism to strategically secure human resources necessary for disaster waste management in the event of widespread and simultaneous emergencies in recent years, the JWRF has prepared the "Draft Outline of the Disaster Waste Management Support Staff System" as a human resources bank system for people with experience in disaster waste management.
This system was launched in FY2020 by Ministry of the Environment of Japan, and more than 250 officials of local government have been registered. The JWRF has also planned and implemented training programs based on this system.

Promotion of the Aichi Prefecture Disaster Waste Management Plan

The JWRF plans and implements a year-round disaster waste management training program for municipalities and partial-affaires associations in Aichi Prefecture, sponsored by Aichi Prefecture.

FY2020 Data preparation work for reconstruction of the disaster waste generation estimation model (for flood damage)

The JWRF collected and organized data that will contribute to the reconstruction of a model for estimating the amount of disaster waste generated in relation to flood damage, which is being conducted by the National Institute for Environmental Studies.

Development and upgrading of information infrastructure to support a human resource development system for disaster waste management

In order to develop a new information infrastructure to support participatory training conducted by local governments to improve their disaster waste management capabilities, the JWRF has systematically organized the issues and factors that typically arise in disaster waste management.

FY2019 Support for validation of revised evaluation indicators in "Waste Management System Disaster Resilience Evaluation Tool

The JWRF conducted a questionnaire and interviews to examine the validity of the revised "Waste Management System Disaster Resilience Assessment Tool" developed by the National Institute for Environmental Studies.