Your local municipality may already have Disaster Prevention (“Bousai” or “Bosai” in Japanese) information ready for residents and visitors online. Prefectural, city, and even ward-office disaster prevention and preparedness information may be in English, or have links to other useful resources. Below is a selected list of Disaster Prevention websites for major population centers in Japan. There may be many more resources available to you. Do a web search with the word “bousai” and the town or region you are interested in, and you may even find information in English!
Tokyo Metropolitan Area:
Kobe City (Hyogo)
Stars and Stripes Pacific Storm Tracker Blog
Joint Typhoon Warning Center
For further information: