Disaster information fax for the Deaf tested in western Japan

October 23, 2014

Uwajima-shi, Ehime Prefecture began an examination of the system which carries out fax transmission of the disaster information for the Deaf persons.

The city will recruit users from now on and transmit a tsunami warning, refuge preparation information, etc.

The emergency fax system utilizes the "safety information" system for a mobile phone in order to sent the registrant.

About 300 Deaf persons who don't have a mobile phone will use the disaster information service.

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