Useful links and information for your safety (updated:2016/5)

[Online Manual for disaster]

Leaflet for earthquake (Tokyo)


Help card

You can print it out.


Earthquake Survival Manual (Nara)


Do what you can to reduce personal risk

(Shiga Intercultural Association for Globalization)


[Medical information]

The AMDA International Medical Information Center

Multi language support via phone. 電話による医療情報の多言語サポートが受けられます。
Tokyo Tel: 03-5285-8088
Osaka Tel: 050-3598-7574


[HIMAWARI(Tokyo only)]

Tokyo Medical Information Services



Safety tips (by JNTO)

Multi language push-enabled notification of disaster information.


[Mailing Service]

Multilingual Center for Disaster Support of Kanagawa support info.

You can receive news of disaster and supports (need register)


[Potal site]

Portal Site on Policies for Foreign Residents

(Cabinet office, government Japan)
Telephone Consultation in Foreign Languages
Click your residential prefecture and find information.



NHK world

You can watch the news in 18 languages via PC, smartphones and tablets.
Live streaming also available.


Radio Japan

News in 18 languages via internet.