Jan 11, 2018

Securing Your Furniture for Safety

Securing Your Furniture for Safety

One of the important measures for safety at the time of earthquakes is to secure large and heavy furniture to prevent them from falling over. This is sometimes difficult for households with only senior citizens or disabled people. The city of Yokohama provides a service to secure such furniture for eligible families.

Limit: 200 people *First-come basis

Eligibility: Households with only seniors of over 75 yr old, disabled persons, or people who need nursing care.

To Apply: Please call Tokutei Hi Eiri Katsudo Hojin Yokohama-shi Machi-zukuri Center between Jan.15 and Feb.15.

Inquiries and Applications: (045) 262-0666 (Japanese) (weekdays between 10:00-16:00)

Website (Japanese)

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