Continued door-to-door visits by elderly living alone, etc. Mayor, Chiba Minamiboso, September 14, 17:58
Mayor Hiroshi Ishii of Minamiboso City, where the restoration of the power outage in Chiba Prefecture has been delayed significantly and the impact on the health of the residents has been intensified, is likely to be restored until the 27th of this month. On the other hand, he showed his thoughts to continue working on door-to-door visits by elderly people living alone.
In this, the mayor of Ishii said, “I am sorry because I thought that there would be a few more days for the cancellation of the power outage to be delayed. It is assumed that the power outage will continue in such units as 2 weeks and 20 days. There was a voice complaining of a plight saying “I'm physically at the limit” from an area where electricity could not reach.I would like to provide support to protect the lives of such residents. ” Said.
In Minamiboso City, while communications are paralyzed by the power outage, they are working on visiting activities such as public health nurses to understand the safety and needs of elderly people living alone and those who need nursing care.
Mayor Ishii said, “I think it will be an inexhaustible support for power outages, so I would like to continue working with the local fire brigade.”
In addition, information transmission has become an issue, such as the use of disaster prevention administrative radio, etc. “I do not know how the residents are in trouble, I can not tell what kind of activities we are doing, the citizens' anxiety I want to make use of it as a great lesson in the future. "