Miota Munakata Minister thinking to strengthen school facilities due to typhoon damage October 18 21:48
The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology presented the idea of building facilities that are resistant to disasters based on the fact that school facilities are used as evacuation shelters due to typhoons.
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) met with Mr. Tetsuo Kawamura, chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party on 18th, and received an urgent request to secure the necessary budget for strengthening disaster preparedness for school facilities. It was.
Among them, Secretary-General Yasuhide Nakayama said, “The school that was damaged by the typhoon No. 15 was damaged by the typhoon No. 19. The school facilities were originally safe. It has lost its function as an evacuation center. We must make further efforts to improve the facility. "
On that basis, he requested that the necessary budget be constantly secured to improve the living environment of evacuees, as well as to prepare lunch facilities with cooking functions, secure emergency power supplies, and improve the living environment of evacuees.
In response to this, Minister Ikuta said, “I would like to take a strategic approach to firmly accept the requests I have received and secure the necessary budget to strengthen the school,” and school facilities will be used as shelters. Based on this, the idea to work on disaster-resistant facility development was shown.