2011/03/20

List of Multilingual Earthquake Information and Services


Links listed below provide multilingual earthquake information & services for non-Japanese speaking people.
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Up-to-date Information
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NHK is broadcasting in 17 languages (including English).

NHK Radio 2(AM) is providing broadcast in 18 languages, including English and Japanese.
Here are the radio station channel numbers for each area.

▽TWITTER disaster Info in Multi-language (Available on mobile without twitter account)

Multilingual Information for Disaster Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake by Center for Multilingual Multiculture Education and Research (Basic facts regarding radiation exposure resulting from the nuclear plant accident, notice from immigration beaureau)

FM YY (broadcasting earthquake and disaster info. in several languages, useful links)

Facefook Earthquake updates for foreigners in Japan

Earthquake Information (Multilingual Information Dispatch for Foreign Victims) by Tohoku area pacific offshore earthquake multi-language support center.

▽Useful Information in Several Languages for foreigner

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Communication Support
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Bricks Corp. Inc. 
English/Chinese/Korean/Portuguese/Spanish [FREE] Over-the-phone Translation Service Available
TEL: 05058147230->9am-6pm(all 5 languages)/6pm-9am(English/Chinese/Korean)
*For non-Japanese speakers when a Japanese speaker next to them.

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Looking for your families and friends
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Google Person Finder

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Be prepared for disaster
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Japan earthquake how to protect yourself (Providing a basic guide in many languages on what to do when you have to evacuate because of an earthquake.)

▽Japan Operation System of Emergency information for Foreigners