The Honolulu Hiroshima Kenjin Kai has launched a public fundraising campaign to support victims of the recent torrential rains that devastated Hiroshima Prefecture. In early July, heavy rains in Hiroshima and other western prefectures of Japan caused widespread flooding and landslides, claiming lives, injuring residents, and damaging homes and businesses. As of July 16, 101 people had died as a result of the flooding and landslides, 102 people were injured and another 13 residents were reported missing. Thousands of Hiroshima residents were also forced to vacate their homes and were living in temporary shelters.

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