Disaster Response Drill for Foreign Residents

When a natural disaster strikes (earthquakes, typhoons), what would you do?
Where will you evacuate to?

Gunma Prefecture will hold a drill designed for non-Japanese residents to
learn about how to respond to natural disasters.
Everyone is welcome to participate.  

Date & Time

November 18 (Saturday), 2023 
From 12:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
※Registration will begin at 12:00 p.m.
※Please have lunch before coming.


Gymnasium of Ota Josai Elementary School [addr.:127 Niino-cho, Ota City]


※The drill will be conducted in simple Japanese.

  • Learn about disasters in Japan
  • Learn about evacuation shelters (places to go in case of disaster)
  • Learn about emergency food (something you eat at a shelter), and others


※ The drill is free (No fee is involved)

  • Foreign residents in Gunma 
  • Approx. 30 people

How to apply 

Please submit your application from below by Friday, November 10th.



Gunma Prefecture Regional Development Department, Gunma Living & Foreigner Activity Promotion Division
Gunma-ken Chiiki Souseibu Gunma Kurashi/Gaikokujin Katsuyaku Suishin-ka
Telephone : 027-226-3394
Email : gunkurashi@pref.gunma.lg.jp