When people think about emergency preparedness they think about those who are preparing for doomsday. Even here in Japan, the world’s most earthquake-prone county, many households are unprepared to go without food or water for few days.
Do you have food restrictions; allergies, vegetarian diets, Halal food only! Do you have an emergency food supply set aside in case disaster strikes?
The key thing here is to remember that emergencies by their definition; you don’t know they are coming!
Japan is one of the countries most affected by natural disasters, mainly due to it being in the Ring of Fire which is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
The country has gone through thousands of years of earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons, floods and even volcanic eruptions, which in turn have affected its economy, development, and social life.
Under the agreement, Muslim World League "MWL" will be the exclusive provider in Japan, generally, and in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, particularly, of halal-certified meals.
The signing ceremony was attended by Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi, special adviser to the Japanese prime minister, and Prince Hiroyoshi, the cousin of the Emperor, along with a number of representatives of Islamic centers, Japanese authorities and major companies.