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In a country particularly vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, startups across Japan have been developing innovative systems to provide people with clean water during times of disasters.

With residents of Chiba Prefecture still reeling from the effects of powerful Typhoon Faxai, which caused major power and water outages in September, water preparedness has resurfaced as a major issue of concern.

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