【Be Prepared for Typhoons】
The season when typhoon approaches and lands From July to October
When a typhoon lands, it causes storms and heavy rain.
【Safety Measures Before a Typhoon Comes】
●Check your house and surrounding area and bring in anything which might get blown away.
●If the drain is clogged with garbage, the water will overflow and it is dangerous. If you notice it, please remove the garbage and sand in order to improve the rainwater drainage.
●Confirm where and how to get to safe locations such as a relative’s house or a friend’s house in order to quickly evacuate there.
●Prepare your emergency bag and make preparations for evacuation early.
※The emergency bag is a bag (rucksack) that holds all the necessary items for evacuation. Keep it in a place where you can take it out immediately.
【Apps and websites where you can check disaster information and weather forecasts】
Kure International Exchange Association 0823-25-5607
【A multilingual life guidebook has been published】
“The Kure Life Guidebook for Foreigners” has been published in English, Chinese, Portuguese, and Vietnamese. It contains a lot of useful information for foreigners about life and administrative procedures.
It is distributed free of charge at the International Exchange Center on the 1st floor of the Kure City Hall, Tobu Chiku Foreign Resident Comprehensive Consultation Counter in Hiro Shimin Center, and every local Civic Center.
You can also download it from the Kure International Exchange Association’s website.
【Kure City Promotional Magazine “市政だより くれ” Available in English.】
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