Tokyo Safety Information

As of June 2011

At Temple University, Japan Campus, we recognize that some of you may still have concerns about safety in Tokyo following the Tohoku earthquake on March 11. We have provided this page as a resource. It contains a number of links which will direct you to reports and advice on the subject from various governmental organizations. The decision to study in Tokyo is an individual one. Natural disasters occur around the world, and Japan remains prone to earthquakes. Tokyo, however, remains one of the safest cities in the world in terms of crime rates, and it has undertaken extensive disaster preparedness planning. The best decision is an informed one, and we encourage you to read further:

The third-party sites below stream live images of Tokyo.

Life in Tokyo on May 29th

About the Video
This video was shot by TUJ students on May 29, 2011 and reflects Tokyo on that date. It is provided for informational purposes, but it is not a substitute for your own research. Please remember to look for current information, check with your government's relevant agencies regarding traveling to and staying in Japan, and make an informed decision regarding your travel plans.


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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