Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map has been revised

  The town has revised the “Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map”, which contains information on disaster prevention such as flood hazard maps, to reflect the latest disaster prevention information. 

  Please discuss disaster prevention at your homes and workplaces to be aware of the impact of disasters on your own community, check evacuation centers, etc., and prepare for emergencies.

Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map

Major Revisions

The main revisions to the Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map are as follows.   

  • Cover changed from “Yellow” to “Red”
  • Reflects revisions to Areas expected to flood (hazard maps) and map data   
  • Review of translations (for expressions that English-speaking people can read naturally)

Complete Version 

For a complete version of the Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map, please refer to the following Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map.

Split Version

For a split version of the Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster- preparedness Map, please see each of the following sections.

Oizumi Town Map (Areas expected to flood)

For the overall Oizumi Town Map (with Areas expected flood), please refer to the following items on the Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map.

Outline of Oizumi-machi Comprehensive Disaster-preparedness Map

How to collect information (Page 3 ・Page 4)

 “Safety Email”, “Telephone Distribution Service”, “Disaster Prevention Administrative Radio”, and “LINE”, which are used to disseminate information in the event of a disaster, are described.

5 levels of alert (Page 5・Page 6)

The contents of the chart provide information on the increasing danger level of disasters and evacuation information using easy-to-understand five warning levels. Alert Level 3 is for evacuation of the elderly and others from dangerous areas, Alert Level 4 is for evacuation of all persons from dangerous areas, and Alert Level 5 is for immediate safety due to the occurrence or immediate threat of a disaster.          

Evacuation activities decision flow chart   (Page 7・Page 8)

“Evacuation Actions You Should follow” in the event of a disaster are described.

My timeline  (Page 9)Maps showing the distribution of seismic intensity and damage to buildings expected in the event of an earthquake that would have a major impact on this town are available.

It is important to obtain correct information when a disaster is likely to occur or has occurred, and to take action as soon as possible.
Create a “My Timeline” for yourself and your family and decide in advance what actions to take so that you can act without panic in the event of heavy rain.

Quake maps  (Page 17 ~ Page 20)

Maps showing the distribution of seismic intensity and damage to buildings expected in the event of an earthquake that would have a major impact on this town are available.

List of evacuation area  (Page 25・Page 26)

A list of shelters in the town is available.
Among the town’s evacuation centers, eight evacuation centers, including seven elementary and junior high schools and Yosen Kogyo Oizumi-machi Bunka-Mura, will be prioritized. The opening status of the evacuation centers will be announced via the “Safety and Security Email” and the Oizumi Town website.

Detailed Flood Hazard Map (Page 29 ~ Page 40)  

Based on the Flood Prevention Law, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Tone River and Watarase River) and Gunma Prefecture (Kyuhaku River), which are the river administrators, will announce the opening of data evacuation centers through “Safety and Security Mail” and “Oizumi Town Website”. The flooding assumptions made by the “Safety and Security Mail” and the “Oizumi Town Website” are listed here.

Preparation and check list for emergency stockpile  (Page 41)

Prepare and inspect drinking water, emergency food, tabletop stoves, cooking utensils, etc. on a daily basis in case of an emergency.

Pictograms posted at evacuation shelters (42ページ)

Pictograms, which are graphics that provide information on objects, concepts, or conditions without the use of letters or language, are posted to provide information that can be easily understood by the elderly, people with disabilities, foreigners, and others with impaired vision.