(1)@The Purpose of the Survey

It contributes for the consideration of the disaster prevention cooperation among Northeast Asian Municipalities with investigating and classifying the basic information such as the organization and policy for disaster prevention of each regional government in the area.

(2)@The Survey Methods

i)      Selection of the survey contents

To pick out the items to be examined as basic information for the disaster prevention cooperation among the Northeast Asian Regional Governments.

ii)    Preparation of the questionnaire for the survey

To make the questionnaire based on the selected contents

iii)  Distribution of the questionnaire

36 regular members of the Association of Northeast Asian Regional Governments and one observer regional government

The regular members;

China (5): Province of Liaoning, Honan, Santou, Heilungkiang, and Uighur

Japan (11): Prefecture of Aomori, Yamagata, Niigata, Ishikawa, Toyama, Fukui, Kyoto, Tottori, Shimane Yamaguchi and Hyogo

Mongolia (1): Central prefecture

Korea (10): Province of Kangwon, North Chungchong, South Chungchong, North Cholla, South Cholla, North Kyongsang, South Kyongsang, Cheju, Kyonggi and Metro Pusan

Russia (9): Region of Sakhalin, Kamchatka, Amur, Irkutsk, Chita and Khabarovsk, Republic of Saha, Republic of Burjatija, Primorsky Territory

Observer (1): Prefecture of Akita, Japan

iv)  Collection of the questionnaire and summarization of the results

After collecting the questionnaire from each Municipalities, translate the collected questionnaire in Japanese to English, or those in English to Japanese.

(3)@Schedule of the Survey

Period

Items to be done

Early in August, 2000

to plan the survey, to prepare the questionnaire in Japanese and English, to distribute the questionnaire

Late in August

deadline of submission

October

to make an interim report of the analysis

December

to make and send the questionnaire in Chinese

January, 2001

to make and send the questionnaire in Korean and Russian

February

to summarize the analysis and make a final report of the survey results

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(4)@The Collection of the Questionnaire

The Numbers of Distribution

37

The Numbers of the Collected Questionnaire

27

Rate of the Collection / Distribution

73.0%

 

The List of the Regional Government that submitted the questionnaire:

Country

Regional Government

Japan
(12)

Prefecture of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Kyoto, Fukui, Hyogo, Tottori, Shimane, and Yamaguchi

Mongolia(1)

Central prefecture

Korea
(10)

Province of Kangwon, North Chungchong, South Chungchong, North Cholla, South Cholla, North Kyongsang, South Kyongsang, Cheju, Kyonggi and Metro Pusan

Russia(4)

Region of Kamchatka, Irkutsk and Chita, Primorsky Territory