Questionnaire Survey of Human Behaviors and Consciousn on the Debris
Flow Risk Area
−Shimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture −
It is the objective of this paper to investigate the relation between
the human behavior in evacuating their homes during the threatening flood
and warning information of the flood.
A questionnaire survey was undertaken for the behaviors and consciousness
of inhabi- tants who live in the two debris flow risk areas located in
Shimabara city in Nagasaki prefecture. The new warning system for inhabitant's
evacuation employed after Nagasaki flood disaster in 23 July 1982 was
evaluated and planning of disaster prevention was discussed.
Key words: flood disaster, inhabitant's refuse warning system for debris
flow, questionnaire survey.
Faculty of Engineering, Nagasaki University