Preparing for Disaster
This page is to help you prepare for the worst case scenario. Many of the foreign residents in Iwaki come from places that experiences fewer natural disasters than Japan.
The best way to deal with disaster is to be prepared beforehand - have your earthquake pack ready just in case and know what you are meant to do when one strikes.
There is also a link for medical emergency below. Please read this thoroughly as it is important to be able to respond quickly and appropriately in the face of a medical emergency.
FIRES (火災/Kasai ,火事/Kaji)
Preparing for earthquakes
Disaster Prevention Map
Sirens will be blown by the Iwaki City administrative disaster prevention radio when a massive tsunami or tsunami warning is issued
Tsunami Hazard Map （provisional version）
City Exchange Section, Division of Coordination and Citizenry Affairs
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