Conducting needs assessments on the heavy rain


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【Kyushu Heavy Rain 2020】On-going Needs Assessments

A-PAD's Joint Team on Standby

4:50 AM (JST) on July 4, 2020, heavy rain emergency alerts were issued in Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures in southwestern Japan. The once-in-decades storm is the highest warning level on a scale of 1 to 5.  It has already caused floods and mudslides in the Kuma River, Kuma Village, and Hitoyoshi-shi.

As a member of Airborne Rescue and Relief Operations With Search (ARROWS), A-PAD Japan is gathering information on the damages.