Secretary of the Secretariat Verification of power failure recovery process and review of response on September 13 at 14:29

With regard to the fact that power failure continues in Chiba Prefecture due to the impact of Typhoon No. 15, Secretary of the Secretary of Secretariat is striving to recover as soon as possible, and strictly examines the cause of the power outage and the way of information transmission, etc. The idea that it needs to be reviewed is shown.

Chiba City Mayor Kumagaya said that TEPCO's outlook for recovery was greatly delayed due to the power outage that continued in a wide area in Chiba Prefecture due to Typhoon No. 15. I criticize it.

The secretary of the secretary said at the press conference, “The most important thing is to recover from the power outage as soon as possible. In addition to this, the cause of the current power outage and the way the information will be delivered in the event of a disaster are also presented. I would like to rigorously verify and correct the recovery process, and correct it. "

On the other hand, regarding the government's response this time, “We have been strengthening the response even after the damage began to be reported. ”And indicated that there was no problem.

In addition, Secretary of the Secretary of the Secretariat is investigating the damage situation for the designation of catastrophic disasters, and indicated that it would be designated promptly if the criteria were met.