CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – The tropical cyclone conditions of readiness are conditions that state the level of danger a typhoon presents and the proper response to minimize that danger to human life. Typhoon season on Okinawa is from June through November. An emergency kit with three days’ worth of food and water should be prepared. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Staff Sgt. Branko Bilicich)

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Members from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron clean up debris from Typhoon Muifa Aug. 8, 2011. The typhoon hit Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 4 and lasted through the morning of Aug. 6, causing roughly $1 million in personal and government property damage on Kadena Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Maeson L. Elleman)

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