October 9, 2015
Chairperson Iwai of the City Social Welfare Council (left)
receives a written agreement with the volunteer groups.
Oshu City Social Welfare Council located in northeastern Japan concluded the cooperation support agreement at the time of disaster with ten volunteers groups in the city at the Welfare Center on October 8.
Based on the agreement, volunteers, including guides with braille and spoken Japanese, sign language interpreter and note-taker, support those who are visually impaired and Deaf/deaf persons in cooperation in order to secure them evacuation without any trouble.