Environmental Policy & Practice atThe University of Tsukuba-JDS Program

Links for Your Safety Management on Campus


This page is designed to give you some useful websites that may provide information in English for you to manage your own safety on campus. You are also encouraged to maintain regular contact with your friends and family as well as your professors and JICE personnel regarding safety of your on-campus life.

1. Earthquakes

  1. University of Tsukuba Evacuation Sites
    For evacuation on campus, please read this PDF document.
  2. Japan Meteorological Agency’s Earthquake Information Site
    Check “Earthquake and Seismic Intensity Information” and “Information on Seismic Intensity on Each Site” for detailed description of earthquakes. Click on the map to enlarge your area.
  3. Multilingual Support Center: Earthquake Information and others
    Hotline in English (Mon-Sun: 13:00-20:00): 080-3503-9306

2. Radiation in connection to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

  1. General Information about Radiation and Safety
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nuclear Science and Engineering “Nuclear Information Hub.”
  2. Radiation Ray in the Air: Monitoring Sites in Tsukuba
    ・Advanced Industrial Science & Technology Headquarters(southern Tsukuba area)
    ・National Institute for Materials Science (Tsukuba center area)
  3. Radiation Ray Levels by Prefectures in Japan
    MEXT English site
  4. Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Status Update
    International Atomic Energy Agency
  5. Effect of Radiation on Health: International Standards/ Guidelines
    International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)

3. Typhoons (Tropical Cyclone) and Others