Conventionally, place to protect life from danger of urgent disaster and place to take shelter were not necessarily distinguished definitely and contributed to damage expansion by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Therefore, Disaster Laws was revised, and it was stipulated that we appointed "designated urgent evacuation sites" to escape from danger of urgent disaster and "designated refuge" to take shelter. We confirm evacuation sites, evacuation course, refuge beforehand and will possess at the time of disaster.
Designated urgent evacuation sites
"Designated urgent evacuation sites" appoints every type of disaster about (flood, landslide, mud flood and landslide, high tides, earthquake) at place to escape from danger of urgent disaster (we serve as designated refuge). In Yokohama-shi, we choose from evacuation shelter appointing as designated refuge.
In addition, disaster classification "tsunami" appoints according to the following designated standard about "large-scale fire".
"Tsunami:" Motoichi is tsunami refuge facilities ※We appoint evacuation shelter among facilities appointing to 1
"Large-scale fire:" Motoichi is evacuation area ※We appoint evacuation shelter appointing to 2
※１About tsunami refuge facilities
※２About evacuation area
About establishment of designated urgent evacuation sites
Even if disaster produces designated urgent evacuation sites to judge establishment by disaster scale, the situation, we may not open all evacuation sites.
In addition, as well as designated place, we may establish public facilities such as district center or community care plaza, Neighborhood Association Neighborhood Associations building as evacuation sites. When we evacuate, let's confirm evacuation information from administration (city homepage, Yokohama-shi disaster prevention information E-mail, public information vehicle).
Yokohama-shi disaster prevention information E-mail
Designated urgent evacuation sites of each ward
"Designated refuge" is place taking shelter in cases that have been not able to live in home by disaster. We appoint 459 such as elementary and junior high schools in the city that is evacuation shelter as "designated refuge" in Yokohama-shi. Or homepage of each ward is disaster prevention map noisily and will confirm evacuation shelter of neighborhood.
List of evacuation shelter (homepage of each ward)
We map disaster prevention noisily (the outside site)
About establishment of designated refuge (evacuation shelter)
When higher than intensity 5 upper are observed in one place in Yokohama city limits, we establish designated refuge (evacuation shelter). About administration, we perform by "the evacuation shelter governing board" which consisted of area, school, ward office.
Detailed page about evacuation shelter
About name of evacuation shelter
We publicize name "evacuation shelter" to all of you widely as place that takes shelter since before Disaster Laws was revised. Although we appoint designated refuge as above in Yokohama-shi, we will continue name "evacuation shelter" in future and use.
Figure of image at the time of evacuation
Figure of image at the time of evacuation by disaster classification (flow)
Figure of image at the time of evacuation (PDF: 250KB)
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