About 1,200 Mongolians living near Fukushima

2016-11-22 13:56:31

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A total of 1,163 Mongolian nationals settle in the coastal areas of Japan’s northeastern region, which was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake this morning. According to the data given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 48 Mongolians are living in the epicenter Fukushima, 8 – in Aomori, 24—in Iwate, 162—in Ibaraki, 89 – in Miyagi and 832—in Chiba.

Timely evacuation and tsunami awareness-raising actions have been taking place. Owing to the well-built preparedness in Japan’s eastern coasts and personal practice and preparation for natural disasters, the level of damage was relatively lower than expected.

The Mongolian Embassy in Tokyo has been working to reach out and ensure the safety of all Mongolian nationals, residing in Fukushima region.