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EMPREP 99: Back by Popular Demand

Written by  Nathan Lee Rhoden

EMPREP’99, the third U.S. Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Exhibition and Seminar, will be held on June 17-18, 1999, at the MIPRO Exhibition Hall in Tokyo, Japan. This popular event will feature promotional themes and seminars related to current Y2K issues, and the planning, preparations, survival and restoration of services after natural disasters such as fire, earthquake, or floods. Hundreds of public procurement officials from governments, fire departments, and disaster management agencies, as well as Japanese suppliers, distributors and trading companies, will be attending to examine American products and attend related seminars. Sponsored by the Commercial Service of the U.S. Embassy, this exhibition and seminar provides a unique opportunity for U.S. companies with products and services related to emergency preparedness and disaster response to promote themselves in Japan. The 1995 Kobe earthquake caused an immediate upsurge in disaster awareness and concern in Japan. The need for planning and managing contingencies across