With the concept of “play,” “learn,” and “use,” this app provides basic knowledge on disaster prevention which can be taken in while playing on the app, as well as content useful during a disaster. It is well worth using and keeping handy in your phone.
In addition, the full version of this app has 3 different modes; Disaster Preparedness Tokyo mode, Disaster Readiness Guide mode, and Disaster mode, providing fun learning of disaster prevention facts as well as being useful in time of need. There is also a lite version available, which has a selection of important functions such as disaster information.
● Browse and search the Disaster Preparedness book "Disaster Preparedness Tokyo" and "Disaster Readiness Guide"
Browse the "Disaster Preparedness Tokyo" and "Disaster Readiness Guide" using your smartphone. You can easily retrieve the information you need and also supports in offline mode.
● "Bosai the Rhino's House" *Full version only
"Bosai the Rhino's House" resembles the disaster preparedness. The more you use the application and learn about disaster preparedness, you will collect disaster preparedness items while having fun.
● Quiz *Full version only
Learn and enjoy about disaster prevention through various kinds of quizzes.
● Simulation *Full version only
Learn about what actions to take in emergency through mock scenario. There is also a “Disaster Preparedness Simulation for Children” for elementary school students.
● Checklist *Full version only
Feature to checklist preparation for food and indoor items. Input expiration date and notes for each item.
● Disaster Preparedness map
Includes a range of disaster prevention facilities and support stations for those unable to return home at time of disaster, and functions to assist navigation to the destination. Evacuation Site Mode shows the evacuation sites in the district for a selected location as well as the designated fireproof areas in a district. In addition, the offline map function can display maps even when not connected to the internet if the user downloads the necessary municipality maps in advance.
The app also includes area danger level maps, which provide prioritized danger levels for the current or user-selected location, as well as flood damage risk maps, which visually depict the estimated inundation areas and sediment disaster warning zones of the selected location.
In addition, the My Route function - which creates an evacuation route tailored to your needs for the event of a large-scale disaster - allows you to check your route even when offline by registering a route in advance and downloading offline maps.
● Emergency alarm
When tapping, an alarm will sound, location-based information will be sent to friends and family members registered before-hand. This functionality is available for both emergency and non-emergency situations.
● Latest disaster information
You can check for Evacuation, Weather, Earthquake, Tsunami, and Volcano information in the Tokyo Metropolitan area, as well as, the area registered by yourself.
● Safety confirmation
Assist with safety confirmation of friends and family members, through cross-sectional information search using various kinds of services.
● Collection of multi-lingual phrases (Help Card)
A collection of phrases used when requesting for help during an emergency are posted in multiple languages (English, Chinese, and Korean).
● "Disaster Preparedness Tokyo" Twitter
In addition to linkage with "Disaster Preparedness Tokyo" Twitter, important tweets will be push notified. Even in the event of an emergency, you will be able to catch the latest update from Tokyo Metropolitan Government without missing out.
● Tokyo Disaster Preparedness Website
Includes links useful in the event of storm and flood damage.
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government
- 136.1 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Copyright © 2020 TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT All rights Reserved.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.