Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the first “Blizzard Disaster Response Headquarters” meeting.
Zhongxin.com, February 18th According to Japanese media reports, on the 18th, in response to the heavy snow in the Kanto and the northeastern region, the Prime Minister’s official residence held the first “Blizzard Disaster Response Headquarters” meeting. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the meeting and delivered a speech. He hoped that the provincial departments would unite and respond to protect the lives and property of the people.
Abe instructed the relevant units at the meeting, and in the future, there will be no case of freezing to death due to being trapped in “isolation”; greatly enhancing the equipment of the Self-Defense Forces and making every effort to cope with the upcoming snowstorm Strengthen the ability to remove snow; do everything in its power to restore power, ensure smooth roads, and improve national life as soon as possible.
On the 14th, the Japanese government convened the relevant provincial government to hold a disaster alert meeting. On the 16th and 17th, the relevant provincial government disaster countermeasures meeting was held. The disaster-bearing Suzuki Kyushu also attended the meeting. However, on the 18th, there were still deaths in villages such as “isolated”, so the level of disaster response was raised, and the meeting was held by the Prime Minister to participate in the Blizzard Disaster Response Headquarters.
At the press conference held on the morning of the 18th local time, the Japanese Defense Minister Onoji V., said that it will accept Yamanashi, Gunma, Fukushima and Nagano, which have suffered from snowstorms since the 14th. At the request of the Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Miyagi Prefecture, and Saitama Prefecture, the prefecture of the 7th prefecture sent a self-defense force to the county.
Since the morning of the 18th local time, Japan has sent 61 self-defense members to participate in disaster relief. In addition to transporting about 3.4 tons of materials to areas surrounded by heavy snow, a total of 83 kilometers of national roads successfully snow removal.
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