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SBD Global/December 23, 2013/Olympics
Tokyo Vice Governor To Take Olympic Role Left By Naoki Inose's Resignation
Published December 23, 2013
EMERGENCY PLAN: JIJI reported the Tokyo Metropolitan Government "is set to advance efforts to draw up evacuation plans" for the 2020 Olympics after a key panel last week pointed out a 70% likelihood of a "large earthquake striking the capital 'within 30 years.'" The report released last week by the Central Disaster Management Council "apparently urged Tokyo to take steps." Some 10 million people "are expected to flock to the capital to witness the sporting spectacle" (JIJI, 12/22).