【5 Years Has passed since Kumamoto Earthquake, Shisei Dayori, April (1)】
of Kumamoto Earthquake-Earthquake of 7 seismic intensity Occurred
for the first time in the measuring history .
Day and Time when
it occurred: 09.26 pm, on April 14 , 2016
Seismic Center： Kumamoto local area of Kumamoto
Prefecture, depth : 11 km
Scale： Magnitude 6.5
Day and Time when
it occurred：01.25 am, on April 16, 2016
Seismic Center： Kumamoto local area of Kumamoto
Scale： Magnitude 7.3
of Damage (Situation of Kumamoto City)
Manpower damage (at
the time of February 28, 2021)
Death： 88 persons (quake-direct death-6,
persons：771 persons (which includes 6 heavily damaged persons）
of Place for Refuge and Refugees
Place for Refuge： 267 places （at maximum）
Refugees： 110,750 persons (at
for Residential Houses（※ number of issuance of Damage-affected Certification,
at the time of February 28, 2021）
collapsed: 5,764 houses
half-collapsed: 8,972 houses
collapsed: 82,923 houses
〇 Total Care for Re-construction of Sufferer’s living
We will continue
to handle overall support for life re-construction so that sufferers are
able to have their own independent living with peace of mind.
〇 Making a Town to Prevent Disasters or Reduce Disasters
By making a use
of experience and teachings of Kumamoto Earthquake, we will handle further
improvement for citizen’s, local area and administrative powers against disasters
from both sides of hard and soft and promote making a town strong against
〇 Transmission of Kumamoto Earthquake Records and Memories
We will prevent disintegration
of Kumamoto Earthquake Memories and transmit our experience
and teachings to next generations and also dispatch views for
disaster-prevention and reduction to both domestic and overseas arears.
〇 Make Sure Once more Again! Ready
For the time when
we have to move quickly, Let’s have time to talk actions and preparations
for disasters we should take, among family members.
〇 Let’s prepare the stock of foodstuff for three(3) days at least or
for one week if possible.
Water is about
three(3) litters necessary per day for one person. Let’s stock main foods, and
also assistant foods or secondary foods of canned foods, retort-food and so on.
Also, you can
feel safe if you stock sanitary goods and others of rather larger quantity on regular
basis, in addition to milk, diapers necessary for babies.
〇 Let’s make sure evacuation actions when in disasters, by making the
of a hazard map！
City Hazard Map” in which you can check disaster risks of flood, landslide and
so on, has been open to the public. Let’s check, together with your
close people, in addition to your residence, school and working place, the
route to evacuation place and try to have in mind evacuation actions in
【Special Opening of Kumamoto Castle (3rd trial) Inside of Castle Tower Will Be Finally Open！ Shisei Dayori, April (2) 】
It has passed
five(5) years since Kumamoto Earthquake. Since recovery of the Castle Tower has
been completed, the inside of the Castle Tower will be open to the public
from April 26(Monday) as the third special opening. Please enjoy the renewed
display and views from the highest floor of the Castle Tower.
day： April 26 (Mon)
Opening time：09.00 am～05.00
pm(last entry-04.30 pm)
※April 29 (Holiday)～May 5 (Holiday)-Since it will
be open in the night, the
opening time will be extended to 9.00 pm.
Entry fee： High School Students and older
people-800 Yen, Primary school and Junior High
School Students-300 Yen, Children before School-free
information, please call to Kumamoto Castle Overall General Office Phone 096-352-5900
【Vaccination for New Type Corona Virus-Vaccination Ticket will be Sent to Elderly People of 65 Years Old or over Gradually. Shisei Dayori April (3)】
inoculation has started from people engaged in medical treatment in sequence.
inoculation will be done in order of priority the Nation has decided.
After the end of
April, when the inoculation time comes near, an inoculation ticket will be
sent to the elderly people in sequence. For other people, please wait a little more
〇 Order of Inoculation Time
People engaged in the medical treatment and
Elderly people of 65 years old or over
People who have a underlying disease
People other than (1)～(3)
〇 Inoculation Fee-Free
〇 Application Method
ticket and related items will be posted to the address of each person’s
residence registry. If you receive an inoculation ticket, please apply for
inoculation by either method mentioned below.
(Prior appointment is necessary.)
・Application by phone
Kumamoto City New-Type Corona-virus Call Center : 096-300-5577
・Application at Reception Site of Kumamoto City Vaccine Inoculation Appointment
〇 Items to bring to Inoculation Place
Inoculation ticket, identity-certifying document (health
insurance card, driver’s license
and so on), Appointment Card
・Inquiry for appointment and procedures (9.00 am-5.00 pm )
Kumamoto City New Type Corona-virus Vaccine Call Center : 096-300-5577
・Inquiry for Vaccine (8.30 am-5.30 pm)
Kumamoto City Professional Consultation Window for New-Type
Corona-virus Vaccine ：096-285-5622
【Spring Traffic Safety Campaign, Shisei Dayori April (4)】
Many people have been killed in traffic
accidents. Make sure to observe the traffic rules and manners to prevent a traffic accident
and consider your and other drivers’ safety.
Tuesday, April 6th - Thursday, April 15th
※April 10th is “a day to aim no death due to traffic accidents”.
The three points of traffic safety
・Ensure pedestrians safety, especially that of children and elderly
・Check the safety of a school zone.
・Check the safety when you walk across a crosswalk.
・Please follow the following five rules when you ride a bicycle.
(1)Rride your bicycle on a roadway. You can ride it on a sidewalk if
only it is permitted area.
(2)Ride your bicycle on the left side of the roadway.
(3)Pedestrians are prioritized on a sidewalk. When you ride your
bicycle on a sidewalk, drive slowly on the side which is
close to the roadway.
(4)Observe the safety rules.
(5)Children must wear a helmet.
・Recheck whether you pay enough attention to traffic safety.
As it is written above, pedestrians are prioritized on a sidewalk.
Drivers must consider pedestrians’ and other drivers’
【We will distribute a hazard map in March. Shisei Dayori April (5)】
We will distribute a hazard map, which you
can check risks of natural disasters, for example, flood or landslide in your
district. Please check your house, your school, your workplace, and the way to the shelter with
your family and neighbors, and discuss in advance how you behave when you evacuate.
【Recovery -to the future- The panel exhibition of the ricovery of Kumamoto Earthquake in 2016. Shisei Dayori April (6)】
Date：8:30 am - 5:15 pm, Tuesday, April 13th - Friday, April 30th
Venue： The lobby on the first floor of the Kumamoto City Hall
Date：10 am- 5 pm, Friday, April 16th - Sunday, April 18th
Venue ：The front entrance on te first floor of Sakuramachi Kumamoto
〇the Photo Exhibition of report of Kumamoto Earthquake and Great East
Date：(1)9 am - 5 pm, Wednesday, April 14th - Tuesday, April 27th It is closed on weekends and national
(2)9 am- 8 pm, Saturday, April 10th - Tuesday, April 27th
Venue：(1) The lobby and the underground passage in Kumamoto Prefectural
Office Main Building / New Building
(2)the entrance lobby on the second floor of the Kumamoto Castle Hall