Everyone in Osaka will have the opportunity to plan, act, and review their actions (see below):
A Disaster Drill will be conducted throughout Osaka on Monday, September 5, 2016!!
(Announced over public address (PA) system – both indoors and outdoors)
11:03AM: Tsunami Warning!!
11:15AM: Evacuation order issued to 17 wards!!
(Announced through “Area Mail”/Emergency Alert Message ※This is not the alarm for the Earthquake Early Warning)
Via Cell Phone
・ 11:03 AM, 11:15 AM (approx.)
“ Area Mail”/ Emergency Alert Message ( available for compatible models only )
Your phone will ring even if it is in silent mode!
※ Ask your cell – phone company for details on whether your phone is a compatible model
※ Some municipalities may send another alert message after the prefecture – wide alert message.
※ Maximum availability ratio was 83.5% (as of the end of March 2016)
Osaka Prefectural Office
06 - 6941 - 0351 (Main Number)
06 - 6910 - 8001 (Contact Info Center for Prefecture Residents)
Osaka City Office
06 - 6208 - 7387
We recommend calling in advance as phone lines may be busy on the day of the drill .