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Activities for Rescue of Afflicted Compatriots Brisk in Japan as All-compatriots Movement
Pyongyang, May 7 (KCNA) -- The organizations of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) and compatriots are carrying on their united actions to rescue the compatriots afflicted by massive quake and the ensuing tsunami.

Nam Sung U, vice-chairman of the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon, conveying the relief fund General Secretary Kim Jong Il sent to the victims, encouraged them to bring their living to normal as early as possible with firm will in reliance upon the motherland and Chongryon organizations.

Officials of the Central Standing Committee of the Korean Youth League in Japan called upon the officials and members of the league active at the Miyagi Prefectural Headquarters of the Central Emergency Measure Committee of Chongryon to unite close to conduct dynamic activities for rescuing compatriots.

Directors of the commercial associations in Miyagi, Fukushima, Aomori, Iwate, Akita and Yamagata prefectures and officials of the Miyagi Prefectural Headquarters of the Central Emergency Measure Committee of Chongryon held an emergency meeting in the office of the commercial association in the prefecture and called on the association to creditably perform its role in bringing a new heyday in the movement of Koreans in Japan.

The Ubeonoda Branch in Yamaguchi Prefecture under Chongryon held an emergency meeting of chiefs and deputy chiefs of organizations and enterprises under the branch on the theme of "Let us help affected compatriots" and secured aid materials and handed them to Tohoku Korean Primary and Middle School.

Brisk rescue activities are going on in various forms in different areas of Japan.

The Miyagi Prefectural Rescue Group of Chongryon visited those affected compatriots and is playing a big role in the rehabilitation. The students of Tokyo Korean Senior High School called upon compatriots to help the afflicted Koreans. They got in touch with Choson Sinbo, the newspaper published by Koreans in Japan, so that it might carry articles introducing different rescue activities conducted by the Korean community after the occurrence of the killer quake.

Korean football players provided funds to help the afflicted compatriots.

The officials of the Central Standing Management Board of the Korean Youth Commercial Association in Japan handed to the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon ten million yen they have collected out of compatriotism.

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