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Emergency Assistance to the Republic of the Philippines in Response to the Earthquake in the Northern Philippines

July 29, 2022

Today, July 29 2022, upon the request of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, the Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods (generators, portable jerry cans, tents, sleeping pads, and plastic sheets) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Philippines in response to the damages caused by the earthquake in the northern Philippines.

In light of the humanitarian perspective and the close relations between Japan and the Republic of the Philippines, Japan has decided to provide emergency assistance to the Philippines to support people affected by the earthquake.

Japan will continue to carry out assistance towards the earliest possible reconstruction of the affected area while taking into account the needs of the Philippines.

In Abura, Cordirella administrative region, the Philippines, the earthquake of Magnitude 7.0 occurred at around 8:43 (9:43 in JST) on July 27, 2022 According to the Government of the Philippines, 6 people died, 4 people are missing and approximately 136 people were injured (as of July 29).

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