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Today, September 20, upon the request of the Government of the United Mexican States, the Government of Japan decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Search and Rescue Team to the Mexico to conduct search and rescue operations for missing persons in response to the damages caused by the massive earthquake. The team will depart for Mexico on September 21.
In light of the friendly relations between Japan and Mexico, Japan decided to provide emergency assistance to Mexico from a humanitarian viewpoint.
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- Regarding the outbreak of the new strain
of influenza in Mexico, the Government of Japan decided on May 1 to provide
emergency assistance up to 100 million yen in response to a request for
emergency relief goods from the Government of Mexico. Japan has already
provided emergency relief goods, including masks and goggles, worth approximately
21 million yen.
2. In addition, Japan is providing 25 NEC Avio brand infrared thermographies to help strengthen medical inspection in airports and other locations in Mexico through Grant Aid worth 76.5 million yen.
- Regarding the new strain of influenza
in Mexico, the Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency relief
goods worth approximately 21 million yen in response to a request from
the Government of Mexico. Specifically, Japan provides 190,000 masks, 3,000
pairs of goggles, 3,000 disposable surgical clothes, 3,000 pairs of disposable
gloves for medical use, and 1,370 bottles of antiseptic solution for washing
hands. These goods will be transported from Japan on May 2 (Saturday),
excepting a part of the antiseptic solution, which is to be sent out May
As the effects of a major flu outbreak continue to spread around the world, Japan has responded to a Mexican request for emergency supplies to try to contain the problem.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) scheduled two airlifts May 2 and May 4 from its warehouse in Tokyo to Mexico including medical masks, disposable globes, goggles, disposable operating gowns and iodine solution following the Mexican government request.
The outbreak, originally designated as swine flu, but renamed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as Influenza A (H1N1) surfaced first in Mexico on …
On November 22 (Thu), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid of about 48 million yen (about 410,000 U.S.
- On November 9 (Fri), the Government
of Japan decided to extend emergency relief goods equivalent to about 14
million yen (tents, plastic sheets, blankets, portable water tanks, water
purifiers, portable jerry cans and generators) to the Government of the
United Mexican States, which has suffered large-scale flood damage in the
States of Tabasco and Chiapas.
On January 24 (Fri), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency assistance in kind, equivalent to about 12 million yen, consisting of materials such as tents, blankets, sleeping mats, and electricity generators, to the Government of the United Mexican States, which has suffered damage caused by a large-scale earthquake.
On January 21 (Tue), at 8:08 p.m. (Japan time: 11:08 a.m.