Measures taken by the Japanese general insurance industry to respond to the damage caused by The Heavy Rain Event of July 2020
July 09, 2020
In order to respond to the damage caused by The Heavy Rain Event of July 2020 in a prompt and proper manner, the GIAJ established the 2020 Natural Disaster Central Command, which is headed by the Chairman, at its head office in Tokyo. The Command is doing its utmost to take the necessary measures to respond to the damage, while paying due consideration to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
The grace period regarding the continuation of insurance contracts and premium payments has been applied for policyholders in the affected areas.