Elderly Shelters

January 30, 2011 by · Comments Off 

Taken from the The Yomiuri Shimbun, this article illustrates the state of relocation shelters for the elderly and special needs communities in Japan:

Only 30 percent of municipalities around the country have designated facilities as shelters for the elderly and handicapped during natural disasters, according to a survey conducted by the Institute for Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness. Read more