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Guide for Residents

Disaster Preparedness Tokyo

It is predicted that there is a 70 percent possibility of an earthquake
directly hitting Tokyo within the next 30 years.Are you prepared?

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has compiled a manual called “Disaster Preparedness Tokyo” (Tokyo Bousai*) to help households get fully prepared for an earthquake directly hitting Tokyo and other various disasters.
“Disaster Preparedness Tokyo” is tailored to the various local features of Tokyo, its urban structure, and the lifestyles of its residents, and contains easy-to-understand information on how to prepare for and respond to a disaster.This information will be useful now and in the event of an emergency.
*“Bousai” is Japanese for “disaster preparedness”

Introduction, Table of Contents, Symbol Mark(PDF:1.1MB)
01 Simulation of a Major Earthquake (P14-79) (PDF:3.9MB)
02 Let's Get Prepared
Disaster Preparedness Actions (P80-141) (PDF:1.9MB)

03 Other Disasters and Countermeasures (P142-173) (PDF:1.3MB)
04 Survival Tips (P174-235) (PDF:3.0KB)
05 Disaster Facts and Information You Should Know (P236-321) (PDF:1.7MB)
Manga comic: "TOKYO 'X' DAY" (PDF:1.4MB)
Tokyo Metropolitan Disaster Prevention Map