Self-Defense Force Reserve Personnel, Ready Reserve Personnel Called in For Disaster Relief

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SDF Ready Reserve personnel called up for supporting affected areas of the Kumamoto Earthquake in April 2016.

The Defense Ministry announced Friday that up to 100 Self-Defense Force Reserve personnel and SDF Ready Reserve personnel will be called up to respond to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake. They will be assigned to provide support services to survivors of the earthquake.