Information For Non - Speakers Of Japanese

Information for non-speakers of Japanese

Authorities in Japan are reaching out to offer assistance to foreign visitors affected by the typhoon.

The National Tourism Organization is operating telephone hotlines around the clock in English, Chinese and Korean.

The number is 050-3816-2787.

The Tokyo metropolitan government is offering temporary shelter to foreigners affected by transportation disruptions.

It's in the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, a music hall within walking distance of Ueno Station, and will be open to foreign visitors until Sunday morning.

NHK World is also providing multilingual services on the radio, internet and social media.

The languages offered are Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian.

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