Archive for the Category: English

What you can do for yourself – 129

April 22, 2011 11:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 129th Translation Edition What you can do for yourself You may often speak or act differently and feel tired or depressed in the face of disasters. Emotional ups and downs such as being in a state of shock [Read More]

Reduction or exemption of medical charge(Update of Disaster Information 8th Edition) – 117

April 15, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 117rd Translation Edition Reduction or exemption of medical charge(Update of Disaster Information 8th Edition) Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare exempts the medical charge at the hospital for people affected by an earthquake. Hospital accepts people who lost [Read More]

For Pregnant Women – 115

April 13, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 115th Translation Edition For Pregnant Women At a shelter, there are conditions like not having enough water, bad bathrooms, or shower not available. Not being able to clean your private parts, you might get an itch. In addition [Read More]

How to make cloth sanitary napkin – 96

April 2, 2011 17:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 96th Translation Edition How to make cloth sanitary napkin Sanitary items are essential products for women. Until sufficient products will be provided, you would be able to make sanitary napkins by using absorbent cloth such as towel-cloth handkerchiefs, [Read More]

Raising Children under Emergency Situations “Mental Care” – 95

April 2, 2011 17:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 95th Translation Edition Raising Children under Emergency Situations “Mental Care” Children, like adults, are anxious. Please share your feelings together and make your child secured. ○ Your child might act childish like demanding attention, being selfish, bed-wetting, etc. [Read More]

Tips for sleeping well in the temporary shelter – 92

April 1, 2011 17:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 92nd Translation Edition Tips for sleeping well in the temporary shelter Many evacuees may suffer from sleep deprivation, as they stay longer in the temporary shelter. In this case, trying the following tips could improve the quality of [Read More]

Please take good care of those who have allergies – 85

Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 76th Translation Edition Please take good care of those who have allergies If people with food allergies eat food causing allergy such as wheat and eggs, they often experience allergic reactions including diarrhea, nausea and death at the worst. Some people don’t [Read More]

Warning: Carbon monoxide poisoning – 77

March 26, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 77th Translation Edition Warning: Carbon monoxide poisoning. Electrical generators are used to make electricity at the shelters in affected area where the electricity does not go on, or in such area as Kanto region where planned blackouts are put [Read More]

Please take care of your condition and try to eat well-balanced – 74

March 25, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 74th Translation Edition Please take care of your condition and try to eat well-balanced From the experiences of past disasters, it’s known that the blood pressure tend to be higher than usual, when someone in an evacuation area. [Read More]

Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases at the Shelter – 70

March 24, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 70th Translation Edition Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases at the Shelter Living in the Shelter can sometimes cause fatigue due to insufficient rest or food. With so many people living in close proximity, it is important to [Read More]