Author: Michael Gillan Peckitt

UK & CP born, living in Japan, blogging about disability
Disability Disasters Japan Welfare

Hyogo Prefecture aims to increase support for the visually impaired during disasters

“Akashi City is planning to open the National Kobe Sight Disorder Center in Nishi-ku Ueshuromachi, Kobe City, a “Welfare Evacuation Center” on the 11th, seven years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, in an effort to strengthen support for the visually impaired at the time of a disaster. It is the first facility of its kind in Akashi city and will be the 10th facility dedicated to visually impaired people in the area.”