Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Join the Multilingual Disaster Mitigation Project in Kochi!

   We are developing a multi-language mitigation communication tool that can be widely used from everyday information exchange to when a disaster occurs.
 
   We really appreciate your participation and feel free to let us know your opinion for improvement.

Goal
   To develop a multi-language mitigation communication tool that can be widely used  from everyday information exchange to when a disaster occurs.
 
Project Overview
   Kochi Prefecture has been promoting tourism to bring in international travelers. Yet, there is a potential danger of tsunami from Nankai Trough earthquake.  For foreign travelers who may become vulnerable in the event of a disaster, University of Kochi has been investigating barrier free information model with a focus on health crisis for foreign residents and tourists.
 
   The disaster mitigation map and website is supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports Science under the grant category of research infrastructure Research (B), entitled “Construction of Community People Support System by Local University for Mega Natural Disaster (Principal investigator, Satoru Yamada, University of Kochi).
 
How to join the project
・You only need to download the free iOS application “Anytime!” to your iPhone.
・Anybody in Kochi Pref can join this project. Please invite your friends as well!
・You can download and delete Anytime! application freely.
 
To download the application, please visit the following website.
http://kochi.anytime.mobi/ (Japanese and English language)
 
 
 
 
 

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