Ready Japan is a free online resource for
Disaster Preparedness in Japan


We help English-speakers in Japan prepare for natural disasters – because  being prepared can help to protect assets, prevent injuries, and save lives.

Ready Japan is a collection of relevant information and easy-to-understand content that helps people:

  • Prepare effective emergency plans
  • Make homes and communal spaces safer through simple techniques
  • Understand well-used Japanese terms, as well as the main disaster risks in Japan
  • Learn about Japanese disaster management systems

Because while Japan is an endlessly fascinating and beautiful place, it is also one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries.

And as the old saying goes – It always pays to be prepared.