There are several nuclear facilities in Ibaraki Prefecture, including a number of nuclear research institutes in Oarai. If an emergency is announced, stay calm and try to stay up-to-date with official information.
If a nuclear accident occurs...
Information will be transmitted via television and radio at the following stations.
Listen to announcements from public-information vehicles and emergency broadcasts* and avoid rumours.
Stay inside the building unless advised otherwise.
Make sure your doors and windows are closed, and turn off the air conditioning.
When coming inside a building, wash your face and hands thoroughly and change clothes. Place worn clothes in a plastic bag.)
Don't drink any tap or well water until its safety has been confirmed.
*Emergency broadcasts are set up in your homes and you can get emergency information such as in case of disasters by them. To get the emergency broadcasts, you should contact SEIKATSU-KANKYOU-KA in Oarai town office.