Website of the International Atomic Energy Agency

List of nationwide radioactivity by prefecture. Radiactivity in water and rain.

NHK WORLD web streaming news and information in English

JR EAST JAPAN Train Status for Kanto (Tokyo)
Updated regularly

JR EAST JAPAN English homepage
Check here for the latest status for Tohoku, Shinetsu & Shinkansen (Bullet train)

Tsunami Warnings
For information regarding tsunami warnings issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency, please see the JMA website:   or

Pack a ‘Grab Bag’
This bag of essential provisions should be kept somewhere convenient and in easy reach. Key items to pack include water, food, seasonal clothing, a first aid kit and copies of important documents like passports and ID cards.

Make a note of key phone numbers

In the Tokyo metro area this includes the police (110), fire & ambulance services (119), your Embassy.

Familiarise yourself with your local evacuation area
In addition to knowing how to get around your own neighbourhood, grab a map and be sure that you know your route home from work on foot. You can also check whether your local ward office is running any activities to help you familiarise yourself with local evacuation procedures.

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