Regarding life and welfare loans – 97

April 3, 2011
Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean
Disaster Information 97th Translation Edition

Regarding life and welfare loans

Households of disaster victims are eligible to receive loans of 100,000 yen or less (200,000 yen or less for households with deceased members or persons who need nursing care) for living expenses.

○Repayment grace period: No repayment within 1 year
○Repayment deadline: Within 2 years
○Loan interest: Interest-free
○Guarantor: Unnecessary
○Contact office:Municipal council of social welfare

※Iwate Prefecture Council of Social Welfare have implemented the program since Tuesday, March 22.
※Miyagi Prefecture Council of Social Welfare have implemented it since Sunday, March 27.
※Fukushima Prefecture Council of Social Welfare will implement it starting on Monday, April 4.

30 other prefectural councils of social welfare are also available for applications, including Saitama and Tokyo which have accepted evacuees, Hokkaido, Aomori, Tochigi, Nagano, Chiba and so on.
For those who desire loans, please consult with municipal office staff nearby or a person responsible for an evacuation center.

【Contact Information】
Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean
メール:tabumane110311@yahoo.co.jp

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