On Friday, Japan took the first step toward a life after the earthquake by beginning the construction of temporary housing for people in the Ishikawa area, which was severely affected by the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred on New Year’s Day.
Japan initiates housing construction for earthquake victims. According to a report by Kyodo News, which is based in Tokyo, the province government is exerting a great deal of effort to finish constructing approximately 115 makeshift residences in four different areas inside the cities of Wajima and Suzu within a month.
People who have been affected by an earthquake in Japan are eligible for free temporary accommodation for a period of up to two years, during which time they are required to find alternative living arrangements.
Twelve days after the earthquakes struck the Noto Peninsula in the province on January 1, a total of 215 individuals have been certified dead, with around ten of them having passed away due to health problems. In addition, 37 people are still missing with no further information.
It has been stated by a number of provincial governments that they will accommodate persons who have been relocated from the impacted zones.
There are around 2,500 individuals who are still unable to be reached by authorities as a result of destroyed roads, and there are concerns that inclement weather may impair search and rescue activities that are being conducted after the earthquake.
With almost 24,000 people currently residing in evacuation centers.
China has also donated assistance to Tokyo in the aftermath of the big earthquake. Other countries that have contributed relief to Japan include the United States of America, South Korea, and Taiwan.