Learn how to prepare an emergency bag for disasters in Japan
Stockpiling supplies is crucial to being prepared. Why? Well, this is a photo I took at a convenience store in Kumamoto… Read more Emergency Stockpiling: Preparing Your Home in Japan For Disasters
6 Things NOT To Do After An Earthquake in Japan
While earthquakes can happen anywhere in Japan, the Government here has been preparing for what could be a catastrophic event… Read more Tokyo: Know Your Risk
Do you have a plan for your furry, four-legged friend? This is one area that is often over-looked in families’… Read more Pet Preparedness: Making a Disaster Plan for your Pets
Magnitude (a.k.a. the Richter Magnitude scale) measures the amount of energy released at the earthquake’s epicenter. The scale can go… Read more What’s the difference between Magnitude and the Japanese “Seismic Intensity” (shindo) scale?
Online Resources The Tokyo Disaster Prevention Booklet: (English, Korean, Chinese, etc.) http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/ENGLISH/GUIDE/BOSAI/index.htm BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-34486116 Disaster Management in Japan http://www.bousai.go.jp/1info/pdf/saigaipanf_e.pdf White… Read more Online Resources for Disaster Preparedness