国際交流会館 防災訓練開催Emergency Drill at International House in Matsudo

June 19, 2019







An Emergency drill was held on June 1, 2019 at the International House in Matsudo, a dormitory for our international students.

After the opening speech by Mitsuko Okamoto, the Director of International House, experts from Matsudo-city’s Mabashi Fire Station explained how to prepare for an earthquake and a fire. Hideki Tomobe from the International Affairs Office of Tokyo Geidai gave an additional talk about crime and accident preventions.

The participants were able to deepen their understanding with the help of an interpreter who provided a consecutive translation.

One of the students volunteered to call 119 to the Fire Station for a practice.

Then all the students learned about the evacuation ladder installed inside the balcony, and some volunteered to climb down to the lower level for a demonstration. Lastly, the students learned and gained hands-on experience of using a fire extinguisher and as well as informing others in case of a fire.

Most of the residents in the dormitory participated in the drill and obtained important the knowledge of earthquakes and disaster preparation to live safely in Japan.

(International Affairs Division)