Foreign Language Human Rights Hotline / Disaster Prevention Information Emails

Minato Voice

Minato Voice

27th/30th December 2021

The Tokyo Legal Affairs Bureau has a Foreign Language Human Rights Hotline in place. 

It is open on weekdays from 9am-5pm, except at year end/new year.

Available languages are English, Chinese, Korean, Nepali, Spanish, Filipino, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Thai.

The telephone number is 0570-090911.

The subsection in charge at Minato City Hall is the Human Rights and Gender Equality Subsection of the General Affairs Section.


Minato City sends out disaster prevention information e-mails to anyone who registers for them.

The information is provided in English and Japanese, and covers earthquakes, river levels during heavy rain, and rainfall levels.

Information other than this will also be sent, but only in Japanese.

The content of the disaster prevention information emails can be viewed on the Minato City website too, in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean.

To register for the emails, please do the following:

First, send a blank email to

Then click on the registration link in the reply mail, select the language (Japanese/English) and press the OK button.

Finally, select the necessary information and press the OK button.

This completes the registration process.

The registration method is set out clearly on the Minato City website, so please take a look.

Enquiries will be dealt with in Japanese only at the Disaster Prevention Subsection of the Disaster Prevention Section at Minato City Hall.

The telephone number is 03-3578-2541.


(Audio) 27th/30th December 2021 ON AIR: Foreign Language Human Rights Hotline / Disaster Prevention Information Emails