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Development of a Two-Way Evacuation Route Database Based on Interviews Conducted with Historic Preservation Area Residents
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Development of a Two-Way Evacuation Route Database Based on Interviews Conducted with Historic Preservation Area Residents
Mishima, Nobuo; Miyamoto, Naomi; Taguchi, Yoko; Kitagawa, Keiko; Oh, Yong-Sun; Park, Sun Gyu;
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It has been determined that two-way evacuation routes that connect houses to evacuation sites should be developed to protect residents of historic preservation areas from future disasters. These routes are required because traditional buildings and other historic spatial elements are located close to each other. It is important to understand residents` perceptions of evacuation routes that connect their houses to temporary safe places to develop evacuation system strategies that include effective two-way evacuation routes. This paper describes a procedure used to construct a two-way evacuation route database designed to preserve two study areas that was based on an interview survey conducted with area residents. The resulting database contained residents` perceptions of evacuation routes. The database contains categorized spatial problems related to these routes that can be used for future research.
Disaster prevention;Historic area;Evacuation routes;Residents` perceptions;Evacuation Planning Database;
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