Typhoon No.19 affected area begins construction of temporary housing

Construction of a temporary housing that can be used by people who have been affected by the heavy rain of Typhoon No. 19 in Marumori-cho, Miyagi Prefecture and can no longer live in their homes began on the 13th.

Under the influence of typhoon No. 19 in the marumori, now also is 180 people more than to live in shelters, many do not have standing prospect of housing reconstruction.

For this reason, the town has requested the prefecture to construct temporary housing for about 200 households, and 67 households have begun construction on the grounds of Itsuki High School in the town on the 13th.

On the 13th, about 20 workers used heavy machinery to lay crushed stones that would serve as the foundation of the house on the ground, and decided where to place the house using ropes and piles.

A man in his 80s who lives in a nearby evacuation shelter and wants to move into a temporary housing, “I do n’t see the future, so I want to move in as soon as possible to think about rebuilding my life.” I was talking.

A woman in her 70s said, “I'm worried about going into a temporary house alone, so I would like to live with people in the same area if possible.”

In Marumoricho, temporary housing is scheduled to be built in seven locations, including the former junior high school, and all the towns are aiming for completion within the year.