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Plus Voice Japan Portal

Photo cred: Plus Voice Japan
Hazard Type: EarthquakesTsunamis
Organization: PLUSVoice Co., Japan

This Tool from Japan utilizes ICT for society's resilience and is associated with the keywords: Enhancing Communication and Coordination

Plus Voice is an open access website, offering a free remote video service for people who have hearing problem positioned in areas in danger of earthquake and tsunami in Japan. People in need of help can obtain information in sign language through videophones right after the disasters occur. This is an example of good practice for helping vulnerable people in disaster-affected communities.

Learn more (in Japanese)