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A complete of 502 tsunami security towers have been erected in Tokyo and 22 different prefectures via April 2021, an 11-fold improve within the quantity that existed previous to the catastrophic 2011 Tohoku earthquake, in keeping with a Cabinet Office survey.

The authorities subsidizes half the development prices for the towers, which give short-term refuge throughout a tsunami. But the burden on native governments nonetheless quantities to a number of hundred million yen.

In 2014 the subsidy was elevated to two-thirds in areas the place in depth harm from a significant Nankai Trough earthquake is anticipated, serving to to hurry up building. The trough runs beneath the Pacific Ocean in southeast Japan, from Shizuoka to Kyushu. Seventy % of towers are west of the densely populated Kanto area, the place Tokyo is situated. Shizuoka prefecture, one such space west, has probably the most towers, at 139.


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