Understanding Typhoon Safety: Importance of Early Evacuation and Appropriate Gear

NHK WORLD-JAPAN has provided crucial advice on how to safely evacuate during a typhoon. Stressing the importance of early evacuation and appropriate attire, the guidance includes tips on what to wear and how to carry belongings to ensure mobility and safety.

  • Evacuate early when a typhoon watch or forecast suggests it’s necessary.
  • Wear a raincoat instead of using an umbrella to keep both hands free.
  • Use a backpack to carry essentials and limit belongings to those that are absolutely necessary.
  • Choose sturdy, lace-up shoes to prevent them from coming off in a flood.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is “the international service of Japan’s public media organization NHK.” NHK World-Japan is operated by Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK). The goal of NHK World-Japan is stated as “to promote a deeper international understanding of Japan, introducing the latest events in Japan through news and other programs.”

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