Earthquake Preparedness Guide for Foreign Residents

Living in Japan offers incredible experiences, but being prepared for natural disasters, especially earthquakes, is crucial.

Jan 17, 2024 - 08:43
Feb 16, 2024 - 11:05
Earthquake Preparedness Guide for Foreign Residents

Here's a comprehensive earthquake safety guide tailored for foreign residents. Let's work together to ensure the safety of our diverse community.

1. Disaster Preparedness (防災対策):
Familiarize yourself with local disaster preparedness measures in Japan.
Learn about evacuation routes, emergency shelters, and community resources available in your area.

2. Safety Measures (安全行動):
Understand recommended safety measures during earthquakes, such as "Drop, Cover, and Hold On."
Identify safe locations in your home or workplace, away from potential hazards.

3. Disaster Response (災害対応):
Be aware of local disaster response protocols and emergency services.
Know how to access information updates through local channels, official apps, or community networks.

4. Earthquake Preparedness (地震対策):
Secure heavy furniture and items that may fall during an earthquake.
Assemble an emergency kit with essentials like water, non-perishable food, flashlight, and first aid supplies.

5. Evacuation Plan (避難計画):
Familiarize yourself with evacuation routes and designated assembly points.
Practice evacuation drills with your household to ensure a swift and safe response.

Being informed and having a well-prepared plan is vital. Share this guide with fellow foreign residents to promote safety and resilience within our community. Let's stay safe and support each other during any unforeseen circumstances.

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Injavi 編集部 "InJavi" is a website that provides information for foreigners to enjoy life and visit in Japan more smoothly. This website is easy to use even for first-timers to Japan and those who are not very good at Japanese, and supports multiple languages. 「InJavi」は、外国人が日本の生活や観光をよりスムーズに楽しむための情報を提供するウェブサイトです。 初めて日本を訪れる方や日本語が苦手な方でも使いやすい、多言語対応サイトです。