Please check the information on the following websites in case of natural disasters.
In case of natural disasters,"Important Notice" on the global website of Japan National Tourism Organization(JNTO) will provide related links.
JNTO accepts telephone inquiries in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese 24 hours a day （Phone number03-3201-3331）.
24hour English channel that offers the latest news in Japan and Asia.
It is useful as an information source in English in case of a big disaster such
as earthquake or typhoon.
“Japan Official Travel App”, a tourism information app for
smartphones, provides disaster information such as emergency earthquake
reports and special weather warnings.
“Safety tips” app provides international visitors with information related to
disasters. The app can be downloaded from URLs below.
JST is managed by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), providing foreign
visitors safety tips and latest information in case of natural disasters.
Voice translation app "VoiceTra", which translates content into a foreign
language when you speak, can be used on a trial basis.
(There are private sector products using “VoiceTra technology”)
The Prime Minister’s official residence offers information on government
activities related to disaster/crisis management through Twitter.
Medical institutions which provide treatment in foreign languages can be searched by clinical department and language.
The guidebook contains information on how to apply to a medical institution in Japan, as well as finger-pointconversation sheets which are useful to convey symptoms, etc.