Disaster Prevention and Disaster Related Information for Tochigi Prefecture

This page provides a collection of links useful in the event of a disaster or other emergency.

Real-time Disaster Prevention and Disaster Information for Tochigi Prefecture

This section will introduce you to a variety of real-time disaster prevention and disaster related information for Tochigi Prefecture (automatic translation). Please click on the "Use translation website" link (Fig. 1 below) and then click on "About disaster & disaster prevention" on the displayed site (Fig. 2 below).

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JNTO Global Website

A page of related links will be set up in the "Important Notice" section on the English page in the event of a disaster.

Japan Visitor Hotline(JNTO Call Center)

This hotline will respond to your inquiries by telephone in English, Chinese (Beijing dialect), Korean and Japanese 24 hours a day.
Telephone number: 050-3816-2787

NHK World Japan

This is a 24-hour English language channel that provides the latest news on Japan and Asia. You can use it as a source of information in English during a major disaster (e.g., an earthquake or typhoon).

JNTO Official Smartphone App

This is the official tourist information app for smartphones of the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO). It will inform you of disaster information (e.g., earthquake early warnings and emergency weather warnings) in the event of a disaster.

You can download the app from the links below.

Android version iPhone version

Disaster information provider app “Safety tips”

This is an app for smartphones that provides disaster related information.

You can download the app from the links below.

Android version iPhone version

JNTO twitter "Japan Safe Travel"

This is a Twitter account operated by the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO). It provides the necessary information to foreign travelers in the event of a natural disaster.

List of medical institutions which accept international visitors

You can search for medical institutions which provide medical services in foreign languages by medical department or applicable language.

Guidebook for when you are feeling ill

This guidebook gives information on how Japanese medical institutions operate and "point and talk" sheets that you can use to convey your symptoms (PDF).

Disaster Prevention Information for Foreigners

This link provides manuals and videos that tell you how to prepare for disasters and what actions to take in the event of a disaster.