Photo Report

Minister Koizumi's Visit to Disaster-Hit Areas of Typhoon No. 19 (Hagibis) in Nagano

November 3, 2019

Together with Defense Minister Taro Kono, Minister Koizumi visited Nagano-city, which suffered extensive flood damage after a typhoon 19's record-breaking rains breached levees along the Chikuma River. Volunteers, municipalities, Self-Defense Forces (SDF), and MOE personnel coordinated efforts to quickly clear the disaster waste under an initiative called "One Nagano".

Discussing the Current Recovery Progress
At the Interim Waste Collection Point
Minister Koizumi and Minister Kono's Inspection with SDF Personnel
At the Akanuma Park, a temporary trash collection site in the city
Huge Amounts of Disaster Waste