Archive for the Category: English

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]

Temporary compensation payment from The Tokyo Electric Power Company – 116

April 15, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 116th Translation Edition Temporary compensation payment from The Tokyo Electric Power Company On April 15th, The Tokyo Electric Power Company announced that they will pay temporary compensation payments to those who have been forced to evacuate due to [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]

Re: Aftershocks – 114

April 13, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 114th Translation Edition Re: Aftershocks One month has passed since the last mega earthquake happened. However, many people may feel uneasy because aftershocks have frequently occurred. As you may know, a first large earthquake is called as a [Read More]

International Nuclear Events Scale (INES) Level 7 – 113

April 13, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 113rd Translation Edition International Nuclear Events Scale (INES) Level 7 On April 12th the provisional rating for the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was raised to a Level-7. This is up two levels from the [Read More]

The Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Sets “Planned Evacuation Zone” – 112

April 11, 2011 18:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 112 Translation Edition The Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Sets “Planned Evacuation Zone” Due to its climate and geographical conditions, the area where the annual amount of radioactive fallout may reach over 20 millisievert (mSv) even though it [Read More]

When you use loan systems – 111

April 11, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 111 Translation Edition When you use loan systems When you use a loan system notified in 69th, 81st, 97th, and 105th translation editions, please be aware of the following items. ・There are some special payment from monetary donation, [Read More]

Consumption and shipping limitation of agricultural and livestock products and fishery products (Continued report) – 110

April 11, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 110 Translation Edition Consumption and shipping limitation of agricultural and livestock products and fishery products (Continued report) We inform limitation of consumption and shipment of agricultural and livestock products that we have already reported on the No.66 information, [Read More]

Submit your application for change of address to the postal service – 109

April 11, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 119 Translation Edition Submit your application for change of address to the postal service Evacuees, who have changed address, should notify a new address to the postal service. The postal service will forward your mails to the new [Read More]

Regarding distribution of donations – 108

April 11, 2011 14:00 Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean Disaster Information 108 Translation Edition Regarding distribution of donations Friday, April 8- Japanese government determined the base amount for the first distribution from the 128,300,000,000 yen donations collected nationwide for the disaster. Foreign residents, travelers, and victims from aftershocks will [Read More]