This Application notifies a user with EEW, Tsunami Warnings, Volcanic Warnings, Weather Warnings and Heatstroke Warnings issued in Japan. It is a free application developed under the supervision of Japan Tourism Agency. The Application provides various functions useful for both foreign tourists and foreign residents in Japan. The application is available in four languages: English, simplified and traditional Chinese, and Korean.
＜Main functions and its utilization＞
-Receiving Earthquake Early Warnings, Tsunami Warnings, Volcanic Warnings, Weather Warnings and Heatstroke Warnings.
Before using the Application for the first time, select locations for which you wish to receive warnings from the Settings Menu (you may select a maximum of five locations (in Japan only))(*). Users will receive notifications when Earthquake Early Warning for local earthquakes of seismic intensity level 4 or greater, Tsunami Warning, Volcanic Warnings, Heatstroke Warnings or other special Weather Warnings are issued for the selected locations. Also, please note that notifications will NOT be given if more than one month has elapsed since the last update of location settings.
(*) It is necessary to activate the GPS, if you wish to set locations by using Location Information Service (GPS). The Location Information Service is also used to obtain information of your current location to allow the application to display both your current location and the earthquake location on a map.
Information on past earthquakes. A maximum of ten records(seismic intensity level of 3 or higher.)
Weather Warnings (heavy rainfall, flood, windstorm, blizzard, heavy snowfall, high wave, tidal wave) and special warnings (heavy rainfall, windstorm, blizzard, heavy snowfall, high wave, tidal wave) issued for the selected locations.
Currently issued Volcanic Warnings.
Currently issued Heatstroke Warnings.
List of medical facilities accepting foreigners(Provided by the Japan Tourism Agency.)
Provides transfer information from departure point to destination point(external Web site.)
Provides emergency shelter location around present location(enternal Application.)
Knowledge you want to know before a disaster occurs.
A set of question sentences that can be used when asking questions to people around you during a disaster.
Numbers to call in case of emergency.
Links to other sources of information that may be necessary during disaster situations (contact information of embassy, nearest tourist information centers, etc.), and other information concerning disasters and tourism.
While the Application and Earthquake Early Warnings/Tsunami Warnings information are free, communication charges related to download and use of Application shall be borne by the user.
We will not be liable for any losses and/or damages resulting from the use of the Application.
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