Japan’s Response to the Earthquake in Southern Taiwan
February 9, 2016
1. On February 9, Japan has decided to provide emergency relief goods (3,600 plastic containers and 200 rolls of plastic sheets) stockpiled by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to affected Tainan City, to respond to the earthquake that occurred in Southern Taiwan on February 6.
2. The assistance amounting to USD 1 million announced on February 8 will be provided to The Red Cross Society of Taiwan and other organizations once the necessary procedures have been completed. The emergency relief goods mentioned above will be provided based on information gathered on the ground and other factors as part of the assistance.