Photo/IllutrationA message seeking paper, bread and water is written with folding chairs at Kumamoto Kokufu High School in Kumamoto on April 17. (Jun Kaneko)

KUMAMOTO—An SOS message has been “written” with folding chairs on the yard of a high school here that is being used as an evacuation shelter for earthquake victims.

“SOS, paper, bread, water, Kokufu,” read the message at Kumamoto Kokufu High School.