Further descriptions of terms

Evacuation instructions for the elderly and other persons requiring special care

[Evacuation instructions for the elderly and other persons requiring special care]

The city will issue this instruction when there is a possibility of a disaster occurring.
This city generally issues it for residents living in danger areas such as sediment disaster special alert area in elementary school district.
The actions required of residents are as follows.
・Persons requiring special care and their supporters will begin evacuation activities.
・Evacuate to an acquaintance's house in a predetermined safe location, an evacuation site voluntarily opened by the community, or a designated emergency evacuation site opened by the city.
・It is desirable for people other than those requiring special care and their supporters to suspend their normal activities, such as refraining from going to work or other activities, and prepare for evacuation, or evacuate voluntarily, if necessary.

Evacuation instructions

[Evacuation instructions]

The city will issue this instruction when there is a increased possibility of a disaster.
This city generally issues it for residents living in danger areas such as sediment disaster special alert area in elementary school district.
The actions required of residents are as follows.
・Evacuate immediately from at-risk areas.
・In the event of a flood or storm surge, if it can be confirmed through hazard maps, etc., that it is possible to ensure personal safety indoors on upper floors, etc., it is possible to ensure safety indoors at one's own discretion. However, for landslides and tsunamis, evacuation is required.

Instructions to take emergency measures to ensure safety

[Instructions to take emergency measures to ensure safety]

It is issued by the city in situations where a disaster has occurred or is imminent, or where it is actually considered dangerous to evacuate in order to ensure personal safety.
The actions required of residents are as follows.
・Due to the danger to life, take action to ensure safety immediately.
・If you judge for yourself that evacuating to a designated emergency evacuation site may endanger your life, you should immediately ensure your own safety by moving to a higher place or a place away from mountains or cliffs that you can judge to be relatively safe.
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