On August 28, 2019, A-PAD Japan attended a disaster management meeting held at the prefectural crisis management center.
Facilitated by Governor Yamaguchi, online reports were shared from Takeo, Japan where the disaster hit the hardest. Prefectural departments including the fire department and health and welfare division, Japan Meteorological Agency, Self-Defense Forces, police, and the Cabinet Office Disaster Management Section each shared their status updates. CSO attendance included A-PAD Japan and the Saga Disaster Assistance Platform (SPF). Assistance activities utilizing public-private partnerships will be coordinated based on the information shared at this meeting.