Disaster Prevention Information

About the "Akita Prefecture Disaster Multilingual Support Centre"

  • "Akita Prefecture Disaster Multilingual Support Centre" is a integrated centre, which will operate and provide related information in Multilanguage and a range of support services for foreigners when large scale disaster occurs within Akita prefecture.
  • When the "Disaster Management Centre"(operated by Akita pref.) is set up (for example, when Seismic Intensity 6 or greater occurs), "Akita Prefecture Disaster Multilingual Support Centre" at Akita International Association(G/F in Atorion Bldg.) will be set up based on the agreement with Akita pref, and depends on the disaster status, numbers of foreigner victim(s)/evacuee(s) etc.
    In case if AIA is unable to operate due to the disaster, alternative location will be decided.
  • When "Akita Prefecture Disaster Multilingual Support Centre" is set up, we will post the updated disaster situation on AIA's website and facebook.

災害多言語支援センター

The Rescue Card for Foreigners

This card is designed for foreigners which they can use in emergency situation, for example when disaster occurs.
When there is emergency, please show this card to Japanese and seek for their help.

● Rescue Card for Foreigners ●

English
Chinese
Korean
Tagalog

Vietnamese
Indonesian
 

If you want to get a laminated rescue card by postal mail, please contact AIA with following details.

・Quantity needed
・Language
 
 
Akita International Association (AIA)
Consultation hotline: 018-884-7050
Consultation email: soudan21@aiahome.or.jp

Disaster prevention pamphlet- knowing what to do when the time comes

When earthquake occurs, it is extremely important that everyone should stay claim and take appropriate action in order to minimize the damage. Also, it is important that everyone should concern about earthquake, develop an appropriate thinking towards earthquake so that they can keep clam in emergency.
In this pamphlet, we summarized the main points of what you should do.

Please share this pamphlet with your family.

Download  
”Earthquake Emergency Procedure”

NEWS WEB EASY

See the page of preparation for disaster prevention.

NEWS WEB EASY

 

NHK WORLD JAPAN

You can find information on earthquakes, tsunamis, and so on.
Download the app here

Google play                      App store

googleplay                

 

“Safety tips” App for foregin visitors with push notification and multilanguage

This Application notifies user with  Earthquake Warnings, Tsunami Warnings, Weather Warnings, Volcanic Warnings that issued by Japan Meteorological Agency.
*Push notifications is a function that information and content will send to user's device automatically.

Supported Languages
Japanese, English, Chinese (simplified/traditional), Korean

The app is free to download

Operating Systems Supported
・Android 5.0 or later
・iOS 9.0 or later

Download links
・Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.rcsc.safetyTips.android
・iPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/safety-tips/id858357174?mt=8
* Also downloadable from the QR codes below.
* If you have already downloaded “Safety tips”, you will need to update to the newest version.

 For Android          For iPhone
safetytips_android                    safetytips_iphone

Disaster prevention video in multilanguage. "Earthquake! What to do when it happens?"

We would like to introduce the 2nd version of  "Earthquake! What to do when it happens?" in multilanguage to Akita citizens which is uploaded by Sendai International Relations Association (SIRA).

The subtitles are available in Japanese, Simplified Chinese, English, Korean, Indonesian, Traditional Chinese, Tagalog, Nepalese, Vietnamese, Bengali, Portuguese, Mongolian (vertical & Cyrillic). Please sharing this video with your friends.

Please watch this video and prepare yourself.

 

English Subtitles

Part 1: “Let's Prepare for an Earthquake”

 Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”

 

Japanese Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3k3tRSaZP44

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loWCqHFRRb8

Chinese (simplified) Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyN8IvTS-B4

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC7n2e-PHSY

Korean Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvKgtT4PqfQ

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSuf4AAF73g

Indonesian Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmMiaPlzPxI

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THQMtRNcoMI

Taiwanese Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNKPrEo_jrM

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA4Whz4lum0

Tagalog Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uxuyhS52MQ

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTDQWQndbl8

Nepalese Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5G73KhJ6Js

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcZ5Ggo2gv4

Vietnamese Subtitles 

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9DJn7MA5zU

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yu-WF4ntIt8

Bengali Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgJX2Be9Eao

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3kEwzB_VXc

Portuguese Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFMZMywXcY0

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGM4YYp9Veg

Mongolian (vertical script & Cyrillic characters together) Subtitles

Part 1: “Let’s Prepare for an Earthquake”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyJ7fnWMJmU

Part 2: “When an Earthquake Hits”  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9UNqI62oCM

 

You can find the SIRA YouTube channel at the link below. Please take a look at their channel in addition to viewing the video.

http://www.youtube.com/SIRAsendai/