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TOP > English > Information about Life in Gifu > Disaster and Safety Information > Information regarding the Great East Japan Earthquake

-Support for the Disaster Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake

-Measurement of Environmental Radiation in Gifu Prefecture (provided in Japanese)

-Healthcare Consultation regarding the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accidents

-Those coming to Gifu from disaster affected areas

-Providing Free Prefectural Residences

Support for the Disaster Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Monetary Donation

The Japanese Red Cross Society is accepting monetary donations.

Donate via Postal Transfer

Location: Post Office, JP Bank (ゆうちょ銀行)
Account number: 00140-8-507 
Account holder: Nihon Sekijujisha Higashi-Nihon Daishinsai Gienkin (日本赤十字社 東日本大震災義援金)

Write your name, address, and phone number in the Tsushinran(通信欄). 

*You are exempt from paying the transfer charge if the transaction is conducted with a teller.

*Donation period: From Monday, March 14, 2011 to Saturday, March 31, 2012

*Please refer to the following site (only in Japanese) if you would like to make a monetary donation via credit card, convenience store transfer, or Pay-easy.
   http://www.jrc.or.jp/contribution/l3/Vcms3_00002069.html

Caution!

Please watch out for monetary donation scams via postcards, e-mails, websites, or home visits.
Scam Example:
- Scammers may assume the name of the Japanese Red Cross Society (Nihon Sekijujisha) or Central Community Chest of Japan (Chuo Kyodo Bokinkai), and have you transfer monetary donations to a personal bank account.
- Scammers may assume a name of a supposed public organization and visit individual households to ask for monetary donations.
- Scammers may say that part of their product sales will be donated, and ask you to buy their goods.

To those who would like to donate relief goods.

The intake of relief goods has been suspended.
The nationwide support has supplied sufficient quantities of foods and other items.
We thank you for providing a great number of items.

Disaster-relief volunteers

If you would like work as a volunteer, please refer to the following site (only in Japanese).

You are asked to prepare food and accommodation on your own for the time during which you will be working in disaster areas as a volunteer.

http://www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/bosai-bohan/bosai/shizensaigai/shinsai/sien.html

Now Accepting Disaster Relief Volunteers

Please contact the municipal office in your residential area if you would like to work as a volunteer.

Registration Form for Disaster-Relief Volunteers (in Japanese)
Please send the completed form to your municipal office.
Registration Form for individual volunteers: 災害ボランティア個人登録票(PDF:5KB) 
Registration Form for organizations: 災害ボランティア団体登録票(PDF:6KB)

For further information:

International Affairs Division, Gifu Prefectural Government (English)
058-272-8175

Gifu International Center (English, Portuguese, and Tagalog)
058-263-8066

 

Measurement of Environmental Radiation in Gifu Prefecture (provided in Japanese)

Gifu Prefectural Government has been measuring environmental radiation levels.  Please refer to the following site.

http://www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/bosai-bohan/bosai/kansokujoho/hoshasen-sokutei.html

With regard to the research results of environmental radioactivity levels by prefecture, please refer to the following website provided by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

http://radioactivity.mext.go.jp/ja/ (English, Chinese, and Korean languages)

 

Healthcare Consultation regarding the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accidents

Consultation services are now available at all public health centers in Gifu, regarding the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accidents that occurred due to the Tohoku Earthquake.

Weekdays (daytime) Business hours: 8:30 - 17:15 (Gifu City Public Health Center: 8:45 - 17:30)

Location

Telephone number

Location

 Telephone number

Gifu Public Health Center

058-380-3004 (Direct line) 

Tono Public Health Center

0572-23-1111 Ext.363 

Seino Public Health Center

0584-73-1111 Ext.279 

Ena Public Health Center

0573-26-1111 Ext.258 

Seki Public Health Center

0575-33-4011 Ext.362 

Hida Public Health Center

0577-33-1111 Ext.310 

Chuno Public Health Center

0574-25-3111 Ext.361

Gifu City Public Health Center

058-252-7191 (Direct line) 

Public Health and Medical Treatment Division,
Gifu Prefectural Government(Kencho, Hoken-iryo-ka)

058-272-1111 Ext.2551

Triophone (three-way phone interpreting) is available if you are concerned about communication in Japanese.
Call the Gifu International Center's triophone direct line(weekdays 9:00am-6:00pm): 058-263-8066

Those coming to Gifu from disaster affected areas:

Gifu prefectural government is currently providing support and assistance based on the needs of disaster victims.  In specific, if you:

- wish to find accommodation or living space;
- are struggling with living expenses;
- want to see a doctor;
- are pregnant;
- would like to receive healthcare consultation services and are worried about radiation exposure;
- wish to send your children to school;
- would like to have consultation services on child-rearing,

please contact the following center.

Consultation services:

Gifu Prefectural Disaster Support Center (Gifu-ken, Saigai-shien-taisaku-honbu)
058-272-1034 (direct line)
058-272-1111 (extension: 3340, 3344, 3345)
e-mail: c11115@pref.gifu.lg.jp

Triophone is available if you are concerned about communication in Japanese.
Call the Gifu International Center's triophone direct line: 058-263-8066

Providing Free Prefectural Residences

To Disaster victims of the Tohoku and Chuetsu Earthquakes

Gifu Prefectural Government has provided prefecturally-run residences to victims of the Tohoku and Chuetsu Earthquakes.

1. Prefectural residences to be provided:
Kano Residence (3-2 Kano, Gifu City), 100 units (floor plan: 3K)
Ozaki Residence (1, 2, and 3 Ozaki Nishi-machi, Kakamigahara Ciy), 150 units (floor plan: 3K or 3DK)
*Some units of each residence (11 units: 3 units in Kano and 8 units in Ozaki) are equipped with a bathtub, a gas cooking stove, lighting apparatus, curtains, futon, a refrigerator, a washing machine, and a rice cooker. These items are being lent out for free.

2. Eligible parties:
Disaster victims of the Tohoku and Chuetsu Earthquakes

3. Rent and deposit:
Free (guarantors unnecessary)

4. Term of residence:
In principle, two years

5. Move-in date:
Immediate screenings are conducted upon request.

6. For further information (only in Japanese):
Gifu-ken Jutaku Kyokyu Kosha, Kanri-daini-ka (岐阜県住宅供給公社管理第二課)
Phone: 058-277-1048 Fax: 058-278-0688 E-mail: kanri-2@juko.gifu-djr.or.jp

7. Service Guidelines (取扱要綱) and required forms (様式) (in Japanese):
取扱要綱(WORD:31KB)(PDF:73KB) 様式(WORD:47KB)(PDF:141KB)

Gifu Prefectural Government, 2-1-1 Yabuta-minami, Gifu-shi, 500-8570
Tel: 058-272-1111