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For Students Japanese language guidance from second slide Provided by University of Tokyo Broadcasting Society
Outline and Purpose Previous Earthquake Damage to University of Tokyo Possibility of an earthquake in Tokyo What to do if there is a large earthquake Measures taken by the university If you receive an earthquake warning Safety confirmation Everyday prevention measures It is important to know what to do if an earthquake occurs, while keeping yourself safe.
From National Museum of Science and Nature Earthquake Materials Website 18 buildings had fire damage Including the library vol.18 2006.7 Image from Earthquake Research Building Tokyo Imperial Uni. Law Bldg. remains
1923 Great Kanto Earthquake 7.9 Magnitude 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake 7.9 Magnitude Earthquakes in Tokyo 1894 Meiji Tokyo Earthquake 7.0 Magnitude 1894 Meiji Tokyo Earthquake 7.0 Magnitude 1703 Genroku Earthquake 8.2 Magnitude 1703 Genroku Earthquake 8.2 Magnitude 1855 Ansei Edo Earthquake 7.0 Magnitude 1855 Ansei Edo Earthquake 7.0 Magnitude Numbers of causalities by Tsunami not included Sea-based Magnitude 8 Earthquakes Underground Magnitude 7 Earthquakes 4
Hong o Predictions for Seismic Intensity for an earthquake occurring in Tokyo Bay Released April 8, 2012 Komab a The strength was Level 5 during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
Dont move during shaking All buildings at Todai have had earthquake proofing. Please stay calm. If you are outside, there is danger from falling glass, stay away from buildings. There is danger from lights, screens, or projectors falling from the ceiling. Hide under a desk Cover your head with something hard Like a bag or book Protect yourself from falling objects
Fires caused by universities In the 1978 Miyagi-ken Oki earthquake, 2 out of the 3 fire outbreaks were due to fires from university laboratories. Tohoku Uni., Science Dept. (Cause) Spilled Chemicals Tohoku Pharmaceutical Uni. (Cause) Spilled Chemicals Complete safety procedures Getting out of danger is the most important Damage to Uni. Of Tokyo due to 2011 Tohoku earthquake
1 st Evacuation Site 2 nd Evacuation Site Safety Area In front of the building is the first evacuation area These differ depending on the Department or School Follow faculty member instructions
Komaba I Everyone is gathered here! 2 nd Evacuation Site Safety Area Hong o Details here
In most cases, DO NOT go home Public transportation is stopped There may be obstacles in the road and fire danger Blackout from no electricity Go to 2 nd Evacuation Site
In case a large earthquake occurs, there is a headquarters for disaster countermeasures located in every department which will provide appropriate support. Students should follow instructions given by faculty members. 2012 Administrative Disaster Drill Disaster counter-measures handbook Stocks of emergency supplies University of Tokyo Disaster Counter-measure Rules (Excerpt) Clause 20 Department Heads must follow disaster counter-measures in the case of an emergency situation, or when the are determined to be necessary, or if they receive directions to conduct such measures from the University President.
You may only have a few seconds to prepare before shaking starts. 13 Plan to protect yourself Hide under a desk Move from under ceilings with lights Stop experiments
Please notify your department or school of your safety. Also, please let your family and friends know. notify the university of your safety. You are member of the university team If an earthquake occurs
Think about your home, place of work, or laboratory. If you were there when an earthquake occurred, what would you do? Everyday preparation is essential At home Secure furniture Stock emergency food and water Dont sleep next to tall furniture Check your local evacuation areas Tokyo Dangerous Areas Map From Bureau of Urban Development Tokyo Metro Gov. Website Check it out!
At your lab Secure shelves which hold chemicals so they do not fall during an earthquake. Return chemicals to their shelves