On Saturday evening local time on the Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, the Typhoon Hagibis – one of the strongest to hit the country in years – originated a landfall that caused at least 74 fatalities and thousands of residents have remained without power or water.
An estimated 5,500 people remain housed in shelters, more than 230,000 people had been evacuated ahead of the storm and 9,962 houses had been flooded across the country.
The arduous search for survivors continued in flood-hit areas.
A pioneer of independent loss adjusting in Japan, established in Osaka in 1935, Uchiyama Loss Adjusting Co., Ltd. has set up a task force.
The firm handles a variety of claims involving property damages and offers rapid survey and adjustment of the various subjects in order to provide an efficient service: on-site loss adjustment, document-based loss adjustment and dispatch of adjusters for disaster.
Uchiyama Loss Adjusting Co. is the largest member of LAAJ (The Loss Adjusters Association of Japan), which is part of IFAA (International Federation of Adjusting Associations).
Uchiyama Loss Adjusting Co. is a member of vrs Adjusters since 2011.
For further information about the taskforce, please contact: