Osaka Prefecture and OFIX Multilingual Support System in times of Disaster

 To provide a smooth delivery of support for foreign residents in Osaka Prefecture during a large-scale disaster, Osaka Prefecture and OFIX have formed an agreement to establish an Osaka Prefectural Multilingual Support Center in times of Disasters.
 Based on the agreement, Osaka Prefecture and OFIX will jointly set up and operate the Center when a disaster occurs.

【 Role of the Multilingual Support Center in times of Disaster 】 Image of the Center set up in OFIX ※In the case of a disaster occurring in Osaka Prefecture (Japanese only)


OFIX projects building a support framework for foreigners during disasters

[Events sponsored by OFIX] (Fiscal 2015)
実施日 事業名
June 19 Seminars for Disaster Interpreter/Translator Volunteers
(in Japanese only)
July 4 Comprehensive Disaster-Prevention Drill for International Students and Others
(in Japanese only)
September 3 Disaster Workshop for Secondary School International Student Affairs Officials
(in Japanese only)

[Events co-sponsored with municipalities and municipal international exchange associations] (Fiscal 2014)
Date Event Municipality/International Exchange Association
July 17 Disaster Prevention Seminar for Foreigners
(in Japanese only)
Settsu Association for International Exchanges
July 25 Seminar on Emergency Drill and Critical Care Association for Toyonaka Multicultural Symbiosis
October 19 Earth Donburi: Earthquake/Tsunami Experience International Friendship Association of Kishiwada
November 22 Disaster Preparedness Seminar for Foreigners
(in Japanese only)
Izumiotsu City
March 1 Let's experience an earthquake and disaster prevention (for foreign residents) Izumi City
※Please confirm application details with the entity hosting the event.
※For events and seminars hosted in fiscal 2012 and 2013, please click here.(in Japanese only)

Provision of information about the Great East Japan Earthquake, etc.

We express our deepest sympathy for those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.

【Information on the Support of Osaka Prefecture for Disaster Stricken Areas】
Information on the status of the support of Osaka Prefecture and about the support of Osaka Prefecture Residents for disaster victims is provided.
http://www.pref.osaka.jp/koho/tohoku_jishin/(in Japanese only)
【Information about the Nuclear Plant and Radiation】
Monitored data and disaster prevention information is provided on the "Disaster Prevention and Nuclear Safety Network for Nuclear Environment" of the Ministry of Education.
http://www.bousai.ne.jp/vis/(in Japanese only)