For Foreigners

Disaster prevention

MIA promote disaster prevention in safe society foreign resident regardless differences languages cultural differences live
Here is the information for foreign residents to be prepared for natural disasters like earthquakes.

INFORMATION

Musashino City Disaster Prevention Information

Disaster Prevention Guide for Foreign Residentse

Multilingual manual for disaster prevention “When a major earthquake strikes !!”

Multilingual manual for disaster prevention “When a major earthquake strikes !!”

You can find out the multilingual manual for earthquake. Edited by MIA Disaster Prevention Volunteer Group for Foreign Residents

  • 日本語
  • English
  • ハングル
  • 中文
  • espanol
Contents
  • The nearby elementary or junior high schools in your neighborhood serve as your emergency shelters.
  • When you feel a big tremor, get yourself under a table before evacuating your house.
  • Turn off all gas stoves when you evacuate.
  • REMEMBER to bring Residence Card (Zairyu Card),Passport, Contact address of your Embassy, relatives, friends or any other emergency contacts, some cash, bank passbook and driver’s license may also come in handy

We’ll Prepare for Major Earthquake Emergency Handbook 2013 (Musashino City)

We’ll Prepare for Major Earthquake Emergency Handbook 2013 (Musashino City)

This handbook introduces what points should be careful and what should we do in case of earthquake.(Published by Musashino city)

We’ll Prepare for Major Earthquake Emergency Handbook 2013(PDF:1.68MB)

Contents
  • Earthquake Evacuation Procedure
  • Flow Chart-On Occasion of a strong Earthquake
  • Prepare your Home for Emergencies
  • Safety Management in Apartment Building
  • Be ready to evacuate Safely
  • Emergency Preparedness Checklist
  • Procedure for Resetting Maikon Meters
  • How to Get Proper Emergency Information
Languages
  • Japanese
  • English

Useful Information on Disaster Prevention for Foreign Residents

TOKYO International Communication Committee: Disaster Prevention Educational Video

When an Earthquake Strikes – Cautions & Preparations

Japanese https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/information/mov/jpn_bousai2.mp4

English https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/english/information/mov/eng_bousai2.mp4

Chinese https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/chinese/information/mov/chi_bousai2.mp4

When an earthquake happens – Wait until it’s safe! Prepare emergency provisions!

Japanese https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/information/mov/jpn_bousai.mp4

English https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/english/information/mov/eng_bousai.mp4

Chinese https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/chinese/information/mov/chi_bousai.mp4

Tokyo International Communication Committee
Assistance for Foreigners at Times of Disaster Q & A Manual

Japanese  https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/information/pdf/qa_ja.pdf

English  https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/information/pdf/qa_en.pdf

Chinese  https://www.tokyo-icc.jp/information/pdf/qa_ch.pdf

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations
Multilingual Living Information: “Emergencies/Disasters”

Japanese  http://www.clair.or.jp/tagengorev/ja/p/index.html

English  http://www.clair.or.jp/tagengorev/en/p/index.html

Chinese  http://www.clair.or.jp/tagengorev/zh/p/index.html

Japan Meteorological Agency:
Latest Weather Information Including Earthquakes and Typhoons

Japanese  http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/index.html

English  http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/indexe.html

Japan Meteorological Agency:
“Kinkyu Jishin Sokuho,” or Earthquake Early Warning, in Multiple Languages

Expressions related to Earthquake Early Warning are listed in multiple languages on Japan Meteorological Agency Website.

http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/press/1510/29a/tagengo20151029_dictionary.pdf

MIA Disaster Prevention Volunteer Group for Foreign Residents

Foreign residents living in an environment with different cultures/languages are often vulnerable in case of disasters. At MIA, with the leadership of Disaster Prevention Volunteer Group for Foreign Residents (disaster prevention volunteers), educational activities are going on such as participating in Musashino City’s disaster drills, preparing multi- language manuals, planning disaster prevention events in the community etc.

*New members are welcomed on an as needed basis. If you are interested in Disaster Prevention Volunteer Group activities, please see also “Information of MIA Member Activities ” page and inquire.

MIA Disaster Prevention Volunteer Group for Foreign Residents: Annual Calendar
May Musashino City Flood prevention drill
June Disaster Prevention Meeting
August Harappa “Bosai“ Festa Musashino
(“Bosai” means “Disaster Prevention“)
September Disaster Prevention Meeting
October Disaster Prevention Training
Disaster Prevention Meeting
November Musashino International Exchange Festival:
Disaster Prevention Corner
January Musashino City Disaster Prevention Volunteer Training
March Disaster Prevention Meeting
Inquiries
Musashino International Association (MIA)
SWING 9F, Sakai 2-14-1,Musashino-shi , Tokyo 180-0022
TEL 0422-36-4511 FAX 0422-36-4513
E-mail: mia@coral.ocn.ne.jp
Open: TUE - SAT 9:00-17:00(Closed on SUN,MON and Public Holidays)