Emergency Assistance to the Philippines in Response to the Eruption of Mt. Taal


Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No.02 - 2020

   The Government of Japan decided to provide in-kind emergency assistance of anti-dust respirators and others through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the damage caused by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Taal, located in the Republic of the Philippines. 
   As a Volcanic Country like the Philippines, Japan has repeatedly experienced hardship caused by volcanic activities in its history. We are in solidarity with the people of the Philippines in facing this challenge.
   The Government of Japan made the above decision on rendering emergency relief from a humanitarian point of view, and in light of the friendship between Japan and of the Philippines.