Minato Disaster Prevention Festa / Furniture Tipping Prevention Devices etc. Provided Free of Charge

Minato Voice

Minato City will hold the disaster prevention festa at Roppongi Hills Arena from 11am on Sunday 9th June. The day will be a fun opportunity for both children and adults to  learn about disaster prevention through experiences such as earthquake simulations in Virtual Reality trucks and tours of the Mori Building stockpile warehouse.

There will be volunteer English interpreters at the venue, so please attend the event.

For details, see the Minato City website. Enquiries should be made to the Global Community Planning Subsection of the Community Promotion Section at Minato City Hall on 03-3578-2565.


If a disaster such as an earthquake occurs, InterFM897 will provide the necessary information from Minato City, including evacuation procedures and damage updates. Please tune in to InterFM897 if a major earthquake strikes.

Minato City provides furniture tipping prevention devices etc free of charge, with the aim of keeping damage from falling furniture to a minimum in the event of an earthquake. Those eligible are households whose members reside in Minato City and are registered as residents. Aid is available only once per household and is provided in the form of items such as tension rod style devices, which support ceilings and furniture to prevent furniture from tipping over, and shatter prevention film for glass.

Installation of the furniture tipping prevention devices etc will also be provided for senior citizens, people with disabilities, expectant and nursing mothers and single parent families.

To apply, please fill out the application form for ‘aid in furniture tipping prevention devices etc’. This is available at the Collaboration Project Section at any Regional City Office.

The subsection in charge at Minato City Hall is the Disaster Prevention Community Support Subsection of the Disaster Prevention Section.


(Audio) 27th / 30th MAY 2019 ON AIR: “Minato Disaster Prevention Festa / Furniture Tipping Prevention Devices etc. Provided Free of Charge”