June 3, 2017
The 50th Hokkaido Summer Deaf Athletic Meeting" will be held on July 1-2 at Kitahiroshima-shi, Hokkaido, Japan's norther island.
A sign language study meeting for the fire fighting staff was held at the city fire fighting head office. About 30 firemen learned the basic sign language used at a first aid site. (photo)
The study meeting was planned in cooperation with Kitahiroshima Association of the Deaf, the sponsor of the sports meet, to help a fire fighting staff communicate with a Deaf person better when a first aid is requested at the meet.