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Disaster Relief Act applied to Yonaguni, where damages of more than 100 million yen caused by Typhoon Dujuan
October 1, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo
On September 30, the Okinawa Prefectural Government (OPG) decided that it would apply the Disaster Relief Act to Yonaguni Island, where more than 300 houses were damaged by Typhoon No.21 or Super Typhoon Dujuan.
The typhoon registered a maximum instantaneous wind speed of 81.1 meters per second on the island.According to the act, the national government will pay more than half of the costs, including those to build shelters, in order to reduce the cost...