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Japan Bulletin Board Disaster Guide

The following 9 tips from JBB outlines your general preparation requirements when living in an earthquake prone country like Japan. If you have any questions regarding any of these points, send your question to the JBB Community using on our Forum below.

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Keep Furniture from falling or moving

Secure the furnitures, cabinets, and any potentially hazardous objects to the wall or floor.

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Be prepared to avoid injuries

Keep slippers in an open location in case for broken glass. Keep flashlights in an easily accessible location for loss of power so you can find your way around.

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Confirm the general strength of the ground under your house

There are free resources in Japan to give you a basic idea of the strength of the ground under your house. You can get a basic idea of how much it will tremor during an earthquake.

 
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Fire Detection and Preparation

Make sure you have a fire-extinguisher in your house and understand how to escape safely during a fire. Smoke detectors are also highly recommended to give you an early warning.

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Prepare emergency supplies

Prepare your emergency backpack and supplies in an easily accessible location in your house. Keep a well-managed basic necessity supply of food, water, shelter, radio, clothes, etc so you can grab-and-go.

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Train yourself for emergencies

CPR, first-aid, and survival training is helpful in any situation and especially during a disaster.

 
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Keep Informed about Disasters

Information in English during a disaster can be found here on JBB at any point. Follow all of our Social Media Accounts (FB,IG,TWT) to get the latest information!

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Know hazards and safety in your area

Know where can be a potential hazard such as a river or fault in your area. At the same time, know where your nearest safety shelter is where you live.

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Learn Basic Japanese

As Japan’s main language is not English, take some time to learn the basic conversational Japanese for use not only during a natural disaster!

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