According to the Immigration Bureau of Japan, there are 878 refugees from Ukraine as of May 8.

The breakdown is

▼ 20 people evacuated by government aircraft on April 5, ▼

67 people evacuated by private aircraft rented by the government , ▼

evacuated by other means. There are 791 people.

Allow 445 people to change their status of residence for "Specific Activities"

The government has a policy of actively accepting refugees from Ukraine, granting a status of residence that allows a short-term stay of 90 days, and changing the status of residence to "specific activities" where the person can work and stay for one year if he / she wishes. I can do it.

If you change to this status of residence, you can register as a resident, join the National Health Insurance, open a bank account, and according to the Immigration Bureau of Japan, the change of 445 people was approved as of May 8. about it.

It takes up to two weeks to examine the change of status of residence.

In addition, as of May 9, 1412 cases have been submitted to the Immigration Bureau of Japan from local governments and companies for support such as housing and employment.

46 people in temporary accommodation

The government has secured a hotel as a temporary accommodation for those who have evacuated from Ukraine and do not have a place to accept relatives or acquaintances in Japan, and as of May 8, 46 people have stayed. It means that it is.

As the evacuation life becomes longer, the issue is how to deal with language barriers and anxieties about employment and provide necessary support.