TYPHOON WIPHA LANDSLIDE IN IZU-OSHIMA
CRASH Japan has sent an assessment team to Izu Oshima from November 5th to 6th to collect information on the landslides damage and the situation of the survivors. We have decided to send volunteer teams from the middle of November for 3 weeks, cooperating with the local churches. Anybody who desires to volunteer please register at CRASH Japan homepage. Each crew is limited to 9 people. Damage of Typhoon Wipha: On Oct. 16th (Wed) Typhoon Wipha hit Izu Oshima and caused a massive landslide. The landslide struck the Motomochi area and killed 35 people with another 4 still missing. (Nov. 11th) Volunteer Work: To take the mud out of the house, to clean inside of the house, to disinfect the house, and to clean the garden, etc.