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Emergency Fire Assistance Corps Activities Following the Great East Japan Earthquake

Final update date January 29, 2019

Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture (conductor support (*), information gathering, rescue activities)

A helicopter owned by Fire Bureau transports supplies to the Yoshihama area of Ofunato City (Yoshihama Junior High School ground).
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Transferred injured was transferred from Iwate Prefectural Kamaishi Hospital to Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital by helicopter owned by Fire Bureau Hospital
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Damage in Kartan, Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture
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  1. Transport supplies to the Yoshihama district of Ofunato city (Yoshihama junior high school ground).
  2. Transfer from Iwate Prefectural Kamaishi Hospital to Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital injured Prefectural Central Hospital
  3. Damage in Kartan, Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture

Miyako-shi, Iwate (conductor support (*))

Joining the Air Corps at Fukushima Airport and flying to Miyako City via Hanamaki Airport
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affected areas's firefighting headquarters, other emergency firefighting aid teams and the Self-Defense Forces, etc. are checking the damage situation and adjusting their activity policies.
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Damage in the Yamada area
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  1. Joined the Air Corps at Fukushima Airport and flew to Miyako City via Hanamaki Airport.
  2. affected areas Fire Headquarters, other emergency fire brigade, SDF, etc., confirm the damage situation and coordinate activity policies.
  3. Damage in the Yamada area

※"Conduction support" means that when a large-scale disaster occurs, helicopters etc. are immediately dispatched to affected areas to collect and transmit information on disasters and to smoothly conduct commands of emergency firefighting aid teams dispatched to affected areas's emergency fire brigade. To perform support activities so that they can be carried out.

Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture (information gathering, human life search, danger elimination activities)

Life search by boat in Wakabayashi Ward
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Life search activities in Miyagino Ward
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Life search activities for collapsed houses in Miyagino Ward
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  1. Life search activities in Wakabayashi
  2. Life search activities in Miyagino Ward
  3. Life search activities in Miyagino Ward

Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture (emergency transport activities)

At the Azuma General Sports Park in the campsite, after a meeting of the emergency fire brigade Kanagawa Battalion, each squad was dispatched.
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Each vehicle of the emergency fire brigade waiting at the Fukushima fire school
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Transportation of victims from Fukushima Medical University Hospital to medical institutions outside the prefecture
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  1. After a meeting of the Kanagawa Prefectural Corps at Azuma General Sports Park in the camp, each squad was dispatched.
  2. Vehicles waiting at Fukushima Fire School
  3. Transport the victim from Fukushima Medical University Hospital to a medical institution outside the prefecture

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Futaba-gun, Fukushima Prefecture

City of Yokohama, Fire Bureau's Dispatched Unit
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Members wearing simple protective clothing
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Members wearing protective masks
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  1. Dispatched unit of City of Yokohama, Fire Bureau, Mobile Second Rescue Work Car (right side of the photo) and others
  2. Wearing simple protective clothing
  3. Wearing protective masks

Cosmo Oil Chiba Refinery in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture

It seems that the Ogurocho High Place Water Squadron carries out cooling water discharge to the plant.
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Water discharge activities by firefighting boat
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The state of a corrupted tank
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  1. Cooling water into plant by Daikokucho High Place Water Squadron
  2. Water discharge activities by the fire-fighting boat "Mamori"
  3. Damage caused by collapsed tanks

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Fax: 045-334-6710

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