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Shelter/temporary refuge

1 Shelter

Shelters are places for evacuees to live temporary when they lose their homes in a disaster. For example, public facilities including elementary and junior high schools, and community centers.

2 Interregional temporary refuge

Place to evacuate to when whole regions are in danger of expanded fires from an earthquake, etc. The site must be about 10 hectares or more so that people can protect themselves from radiant heat. The sites include large parks, apartment complexes, and universities.

3 Evacuation procedures

Evacuation process to shelters and temporary refuges are different depending on damage status.
Refer to the following link to find out about evacuation procedures.

Evacuation procedures

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* Evacuation process to shelters and temporary refuges are different depending on damage status.
Refer to the following link to find out about evacuation procedures.

4 Look up shelters and temporary refuges

You can look up shelters and temporary refuges on a map of Tokyo. Click the search page below.

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