Aug 7, 2017

Disaster agency urges municipalities to upgrade J-Alert receivers

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency is telling municipalities across the country to install enhanced receivers for the J-Alert warning system by the end of March 2019, it was learned Monday. The new receivers can relay information from the central government much faster than the ...

Japan begins running public service announcements on missile attacks

Jun 23, 2017

Japan begins running public service announcements on missile attacks

The government began broadcasting a public service announcement Friday suggesting how civilians should protect themselves in the event of a missile attack. The 30-second broadcast, which will be aired by 43 main and local television stations across the country through July 6, says the public ...