City distributes emergency vest for free of charge

March 16, 2015  

Komae-shi, Tokyo:

Komae-shi in Tokyo has begun to distribute a vest for free of charge. It calls people around for appropriate consideration and attention in order to get support when a persons with visual impairment takes refuge in the time of a disaster, etc. 

The city plans to make the vest attached with a reflective tape showing "I am Deaf", having appropriated for the 2015  budget as necessary expenses. 


Japanese source:
http://www.sankei.com/region/news/150316/rgn1503160001-n1.html

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