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Disaster & Emergency Drill in Tsukuba

There will be an emergency drill in Tsukuba on Sept. 28th. Recently there have been a few large earthquakes, landslides, etc, so if you have free time the drill should be interesting to see and you might learn something that can save your life someday!

Here is some information from the Tsukuba International Association:

The scenario is a big earthquake in Tsukuba. We will be training to escape from the scene.There are 18 kinds of training drills, and we will observe them.There are exhibitions of disaster information and disaster prevention measures.For example:;evacuation guide, emergency rescue, rescue from a collapsed building, restoration of water supply and electricity, etc.

DATE: September 28 (Sun.) 2008

TIME: 8:00am to 12:00pm

Meeting Place: Tsukuba Capio Parking

*If you are coming to Tsukuba Capio by car, please park inthe toll parking lot near Tsukuba Capio.

Location of the drill: KASUMI Corp. 599-1, Nishiohashi, Tsukuba

Interpreter available (Please ask us if your language is available.)

Number of people: About 20

The event will be held even if it rains, but in the case of stormy weather, please call the Tsukuba International Association or Telephone Service from 7:00 a.m. on that day 0180-99-2984 (Japanese only)

Registration: Call or send an e-mail to the Tsukuba International AssociationTEL 029-869-7675 or inter@tsukubacity.or.jp