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Emergencies

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Emergencies

Some information when you need help in the case of an emergency

Fire, Emergency treatment (Injury, Sudden illness)(Simply call 119)

In the case of fire

Inform your neighbors that there is a fire in a loud voice “Kaji da!!” and then call 119 to report the fire.

In the case of emergency treatment

Call an ambulance for medical emergencies only. If your illness or injury is not serious, visit a hospital by yourself.

Each household has an obligation to set fire alarm.

・In case of two-story houses, fire alarm should be set around the stairway and bed rooms on the second floor.

・Fire alarms are available at fire extinguisher shops, electric appliances stores, or DIY stores. (Fire Stations do not mediate and sell.)

・For more Info.

Prevention Division of the Hofu Fire Station  (Tel: 0835-23-9902)

Traffic Accidents, Crimes (Simply call 110)

・If you get involved in traffic accidents or crimes, call 110 for police station to report the accident.

・If someone is injured in a traffic accident, please call 110 and 119 for an ambulance.

 Lost property

Koban (police boxes) are in every neighborhood. Contact your local police station or Koban (police box).

 

※Emergency phone number

110(Police Station) Theft, Car accidents, Crimes etc. ( No charge )

・Explain what happened when and where to the operator.

・Give your name, place and phone number.

119(Fire Station) Fire, Sudden illness, Serious injury etc. ( No charge )

・Explain to the operator clearly whether the emergency is a fire or injury or sudden illness.

・Explain what happened when and where to the operator.

・Give your name, place and phone number.

 Earthquake

Japan is a land of earthquakes. Be sure to keep calm action in mind when the time comes.

■  Confirm the location of a safe evacuation area and your evacuation route.

■  Prepare water, medical supplies, flashlight, battery-operated radio etc.

■  Secure furniture so that it won’t fall over.

■  Do not put heavy things or glasswork on tall furniture.

■  Do not place tall furniture in a room for infants, the aged, or the sick.

 ※In the event of an earthquake

■  Do not run outdoors in a panic.

■  Extinguish all flames around you immediately.

■  Flee from any furniture which could easily fall and put your body under a desk or table.

■  Do not use elevators.

■  Walk to your evacuation shelter, bringing emergency supplies.

 Typhoon

Typhoon season in Japan is between June and November. As typhoon is one of the forecastable natural disasters, please take preventive measures against typhoon.

■  Please refrain from going outdoors.

■  Pay close attention to weather forecasts and warning.

■  Move or fix the items outside such as flowerpots, laundry poles, bicycles etc. to prevent them from being blown away.

■  Close the shutters.

■  Try to get tsunami advisory when outdoor activities such as fishing, swimming, boating are planned.

■  Be away from seashore.

■  Reinforce supporting wires of antennas.

■  Clean eaves.

■  Fix LP gas cylinder

■  Apply glass shatter-resistant film on windows

Designated evacuation shelters

 There are 88 designated evacuation shelters such as schools or community centers in 15 locations in Hofu.

Evacuate to your nearest designated shelter.

Please confirm the evacuation shelter in your area.

  The following are reminders about the “Designated Evacuation Shelter

 

When you volunteer to evacuate in early time, only shelters with this sign of「自主避難」in the list are available.

In case of voluntary evacuation, provisions such as food or blanket etc. are not supplied.

Other shelters except shelters with this sign of 「自主避難」are designated by the Disaster Countermeasure Office the city sets up.

The phone numbers with the mark of ※are available even during power failure.

All of the shelters with the mark of ○, and some with the mark of □, will be for registered persons who need care in a time of disaster.

 

※  Click the following button to confirm nearly listed designated evacuation shelters in your area.  

URL:  http://www.city.hofu.yamaguchi.jp/soshiki/2/hinanjo.html