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Be prepared for disasters

Consultation service for non-Japanese people in times of disaster

If a disaster occurs, in response the Kobe International Community Center will set up a consultation service for non-Japanese people to answer inquiries and provide information.


Kobe International Community Center

Address: Asta Kunizuka 1-Bankan, South Building 4F 5-3-1, Udezuka-cho, Nagata-ku, Kobe 653-0036
TEL: 078-742-8705

Disaster information

The “Disaster response card” contains useful information for disasters in multiple languages. It is distributed at foreign schools, ward offices and through foreign communities.

Evacuation shelters

Elementary schools, Junior High schools and public facilities are designated as evacuation shelters during emergencies.

-Map of evacuation shelters  (link to Yahoo! site, Japanese only)


-Evacuation points in the event of a disaster (emergency evacuation sites / places of refuge)

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The translation is based on the data available as of September, 2015. Please note that new systems, system changes etc. may have been introduced after this date. Responsibility for the linked websites lies with their creators. Kobe City accepts no responsibility for their content etc.