BOSAI: Be Prepared - Information Saves Lives

Culture Crossroads

10m 00s
Broadcast on February 22, 2020 Available until March 31, 2026

Are you ready if disaster strikes? Find out what you need to do by watching the program "BOSAI: Be Prepared." Japan has a long experience in dealing with disasters, and has developed the idea of "BOSAI" - disaster preparedness.

When disaster strikes, clear, accurate and prompt information is needed. But foreign residents of Japan often encounter problems due to language and communication gaps. A case study of a community of Brazilian residents in Japan that was hit by flooding offers insights.

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