Everyday Living Advice (Disaster Prevention)

How to Protect Yourself in Times of Disaster(Video)

Taking the recent great disaster as a lesson, Fukuoka City is promoting both hard and soft disaster prevention counter-measures to make the city a safer place for its foreign residents. If an earthquake or flood should occur, what should you do to protect yourself and your family?
To minimize damage, we have created a movie that introduces disaster preparedness which we think foreign residents should know about.

Earthquakes/ Tsunami

Typhoons/ Floods

Disaster Prevention Map

Contains information on how to prepare for wind/flood disasters and earthquakes, contact information for evacuation shelters, etc.

Ward Versions of each map

Disaster Prevention Map

Flood Hazard Map

Displays areas that may flood during heavy rains.

Ward Versions of each map

Flood Hazard Map

* The Disaster Prevention Map/Flood Hazard Map are distributed at Joho Plaza (1st floor of Fukuoka City Hall)Ward offices, and the Disaster Prevention/Crisis Management Department (7th floor of Fukuoka City Hall).