Online Resources for Disaster Preparedness


Online Resources

The Tokyo Disaster Prevention Booklet:
(English, Korean, Chinese, etc.)

Disaster Management in Japan

Click to access saigaipanf_e.pdf

White Paper: Disaster Management in Japan

Click to access WP2015_DM_Full_Version.pdf

Click to access english.pdf

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Disaster Prevention Guide Book

Click to access h28eigo.pdf

Tokyo Disaster Prevention Plan

Click to access 02_plan.pdf

Earthquakes –
Typhoons and Rain –



Click to access handbook-english.pdf

Tokyo ICC
(English, Spanish, Tagalog, etc.)

Fukuoka Prefecture:

Click to access handbook_en.pdf

(English, Spanish, etc.)



Japan Meteorological Agency

Live Tsunami Warnings/Advisories

Live Earthquake Information

Live Weather Warnings/Advisories

Live Volcanic Warnings

Real-Time Landslide Risk Map


NHK English

Safecast is an international, volunteer-centered organization devoted to open citizen science for the environment. After the devastating earthquake and tsunami which struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the subsequent meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, accurate and trustworthy radiation information was publicly unavailable. Safecast was formed in response, and quickly began monitoring, collecting, and openly sharing information on environmental radiation and other pollutants, growing quickly in size, scope, and geographical reach. Our mission is to provide citizens worldwide with the tools they need to inform themselves by gathering and sharing accurate environmental data in an open and participatory fashion.

Tokyo Metropolitan

Japan National Tourism Organisation
Japan Travel Updates After the 3.11 Earthquake


Tokyo Metropolitan Government Video

SIRA Sendai Part 1

SIRA Sendai Part 2

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