Category: Typhoon Hagibis

Disability Japan Typhoon Hagibis

After Typhoon Hagibis Disabled Evacuees Face Hardships

“One month after Typhoon Hagibis, the 19th typhoon of the season and some of the victims spending time at evacuation centers are disabled. The unfamiliar environment is filled with hardships due to their disabilities, and is causing them fatigue.”

Dementia Disability Elderly Japan Nursing Care Typhoon Hagibis

As Japan marks one month after deadly Typhoon Hagibis, twenty-six care facilities in affected areas remained damaged

“The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said Tuesday that 26 nursing homes and group homes for elderly people with dementia in seven prefectures remain damaged after flooding. Some elderly residents have been forced to move multiple times during evacuation, which has had an adverse impact on their health.”