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June 19, 2006

Fukuoka - Disaster Email in English

(Japan) Fukuoka Prefecture is set to send e-mail disaster information in English to foreign residents and their families overseas. Fukuoka, which is home to around 45,000 foreign residents, is implementing the system due to confusion amongst foreigners about where to evacuate to after the huge earthquake that rocked the prefecture in March last year. Foreigners who require information emails, must register their addresses with the prefecture city office.
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