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【Media】A-PAD Japan Signs Disaster Assistance Agreement with Omachi

On July 22, A-PAD Japan signed a disaster assistance agreement with Omachi for relief item distribution, evacuation center management, and drill exercises.

The signing ceremony was featured in The Saga Shimbun on July 23.

A-PAD Japan is accepting donations to assist the affected areas.
Your support will be used to rebuild the lives of the affected people and continue providing emergency assistance.
You can donate through credit card and bank transfer on our website and Furusato Nozei ("Hometown Tax").
Please note that direct donations to A-PAD Japan is not qualified to receive deductions for "Hometown Tax." Eligible residents of Japan can receive tax deductions for their next year's residence and income taxes with Furusato Nozei.
Thank you for generous support.
A-PAD Japan's joint emergency team, ARROWS (Airborne Rescue and Relief Operations With Search) is providing emergency assistance on the ground focused on medical, search-and-rescue, and logistics.

(1) Medical Assistance
The ARROWS medical team provides a wide range of assistance including lifesaving treatments by doctors and nurses, triage, patient-transfer operations, mobile clinics at evacuation centers, improvement of evacuation center conditions, infection prevention, and control.

(2) Search-and-Rescue
The search-and-rescue (SAR) team, including SAR dogs, provides assistance during landslide disasters, search operations of missing people in stranded areas, and rescue operations using helicopters, boats, and amphibious vehicles.

(3) Logistics
Based on needs assessments on the ground, ARROWS coordinates with SEMA (Social Emergency Management Alliance) and provides emergency relief items to affected people. 50 member companies in Japan provide their services and goods through SEMA in times of disasters.