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【Information】On November 2, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

November 2, 2018

On November 2, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

Now you can get water at the location of ①~⑫.

When you want to get water, please bring a container (like a PET bottle, bucket etc) into the nearby water supply location.

 

①【Kuga area】Oshima Bousai(Disaster prevention) Center

②【Oshima area】Shima-topia Sky Center

③【Oshima area】Gamano Shucchousho(Branch office)

④【Oshima area】Oshima Kango Senmon Gakkou(Nursing school)

⑤【Towa area】Towa Sougou Center

⑥【Towa area】Wada Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑦【Towa area】Sare Kaikan(Hall)

⑧【Tachibana area】Tachibana Sougou Center

⑨【Tachibana area】Hirai Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑩【Obatake area】Obatake Sougou Center

⑪【Obatake area】Obatake Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑫【Obatake area】Obatake Kankou(Tourism) Center

 

[Time when water is available on water supply location]

①~⑨ 9:30AM ~ 8:00PM

⑩   8:30AM ~ 5:15PM

⑪、⑫ 8:30AM ~ 8:00PM

【Information】On October 31, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

October 31, 2018

【Information(October 31st, 2018)】

On October 31, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

Now you can get water at the location of ①~⑫.

When you want to get water, please bring a container (like a PET bottle, bucket etc) into the nearby water supply location.

 

①【Kuga area】Oshima Bousai(Disaster prevention) Center

②【Oshima area】Shima-topia Sky Center

③【Oshima area】Gamano Shucchousho(Branch office)

④【Oshima area】Oshima Kango Senmon Gakkou(nursing school)

⑤【Towa area】Towa Sougou Center

⑥【Towa area】Wada Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑦【Towa area】Sare Kaikan(Hall)

⑧【Tachibana area】Tachibana Sougou Center

⑨【Tachibana area】Hirai Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑩【Obatake area】Obatake Sougou Center

⑪【Obatake area】Obatake Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑫【Obatake area】Obatake Kankou(Tourism) Center

 

[Time when water is available on water supply location]

①~⑨ 9:30AM ~ 8:00PM

⑩   8:30AM ~ 5:15PM

⑪、⑫ 8:30AM ~ 8:00PM

【Information】On October 29, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

October 29, 2018

【Information】(October 29th, 2018)

On October 29, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

Now you can get water at the location of ①~⑫.

When you want to get water, please bring a container (like a PET bottle, bucket etc) into the nearby water supply location.

 

①【Kuga area】Oshima Bousai(Disaster prevention) Center

②【Oshima area】Shima-topia Sky Center

③【Oshima area】Gamano Shucchousho(Branch office)

④【Oshima area】Oshima Kango Senmon Gakkou(nursing school)

⑤【Towa area】Towa Sougou Center

⑥【Towa area】Wada Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑦【Towa area】Sare Kaikan(Hall)

⑧【Tachibana area】Tachibana Sougou Center

⑨【Tachibana area】Hirai Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑩【Obatake area】Obatake Sougou Center

⑪【Obatake area】Obatake Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑫【Obatake area】Obatake Kankou(Tourism) Center

 

[Time when water is available on water supply location]

①~⑨ 9:30AM ~ 8:00PM

⑩ 8:30AM ~ 5:15PM

⑪、⑫ 8:30AM ~ 8:00PM

 

【Information】On October 25, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

October 25, 2018

On October 25, water has stop running in Suo Oshima Town.

Now you can get water at the location of ①~⑦.

When you want to get water, please bring a container (like a PET bottle, bucket etc) into the nearby water supply location.

 

①【Kuga area】Oshima Bousai(Disaster prevention) Center

②【Oshima area】Shima-topia Sky Center

③【Towa area】Towa Sougou Center

④【Tachibana area】Tachibana Sougou Center

⑤【Obatake area】Obatake Sougou Center

⑥【Obatake area】Obatake Shucchousho(Branch office)

⑦【Obatake area】Obatake Kankou(Tourism) Center

 

[Time when water is available on water supply location]

①~④ 9:30AM ~ 8:00PM

⑤   8:30AM ~ 5:15PM

⑥   8:30AM ~ 8:00PM

⑦   7:00AM ~ 8:00PM

【Attention】 A typhoon is approaching(2018.9.29)

September 29, 2018

Attention

A typhoon is approaching.

According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on September 30th (Sunday).”

Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook

 

 

★Japan Meteorological Agency

Tropical Cyclone Information

 

 

International Exchange Program in Tokuji 2018 *We have already reached the cap of 20 applicants, and have stopped accepting applications.(9/12)

September 4, 2018

Are you interested in taking part in an International Cultural Exchange Program in Tokuji with Yamaguchi high school students?
Enjoy an International Understanding Workshop, exchange activities, an astronomical observation, hands-on soba-making workshop, and more!!

 

【Date】 Saturday, October 27th ~ Sunday, October 28th, 2018

【Place】National Yamaguchi Tokuji Youth Outdoor Learning Center and Chogen no Sato (Both in Tokuji, Yamaguchi)

【Who can Participate】Foreign nationals living in Yamaguchi Prefecture (at least high school age)

【Participation Fee】¥2,000
*Including the charge for accommodation, foods, insurance, charter bus and Japanese culture experiment.
*To be paid on the day of the event

Date

Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, October 27th

 

Morning: Yamaguchi University Tokiwa Campus(8:00)→Shin-Yamaguchi Station (8:30)→

Yamaguchi University Yoshida Campus (9:00) → YPU (9:30) →

Tokuji Youth Outdoor Learning Center (10:30) *by charter bus

Orientation

Lunch

Afternoon: TAP (Tokuji Adventure Program)

Evening: Dinner, International Understanding Workshop, An Astronomical Observation

【Spend the night at National Yamaguchi Tokuji Youth Outdoor Learning Center】

Sunday,

October 28th

 

Morning: Breakfast,

charter bus to Chogen no Sato, tour of Chogen no Sato

Lunch, Hands-on soba-making workshop,

Hands-on paper-making workshop

Afternoon: Chogen no Sato (14:30) → YPU (15:30)→Yamaguchi University Yoshida Campus(16:00) → Shin-Yamaguchi Station (16:30)→Yamaguchi University Tokiwa Campus(17:00) *by charter bus  *Schedule is subject to change

【Additional Information】
This event will be held in Japanese. However, there will be English and Mandarin speaking staff to provide multilingual support.
Lodgings will be divided by gender, with one large room for men and one large room for women.

【How to apply】
The application form can be sent by email, fax or mail, or brought to the YIEA in person. The application form can be downloaded on the YIEA home page. URL: http://yiea.or.jp/

【Application Deadline】
Saturday, September 29th, 2018
*Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis for the first 20people.

*We have already reached the cap of 20 applicants, and have stopped accepting applications.(9/12)

◆ Leaflet(For foreign residents)

◆Application( For foreign residents)

【Attention】A typhoon is approaching (2018.9.3)

September 3, 2018

【Attention】
A typhoon is approaching.
According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on September 4th (Tuesday).”
Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook

A Call for Contestants/9th Annual Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners 

July 31, 2018

In order to better understand how Japan (Yamaguchi) is seen from the perspective of a non-native and to help spread information about various countries to the people of Yamaguchi, the Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association of Japan is hosting the 29th Annual Japanese Speech Contest for Foreigners. In addition, this speech contest will help in the development of those who wish to work to spread internationalization and international cooperation, to create a sense of mutual understanding between the people of the prefecture and residents from abroad and to serve as a ground for international exchange.

Contestants will draw from their time in Japan, sharing their experiences, thoughts, and opinions in a Japanese speech.

We look forward to your applications!

 

Details

 Date and Time: November 18, 2018 (Sun.) 13:30 ~ 16:00

 

Place: Old Prefectural Assembly Building (1-1 Takimachi, Yamaguchi City)

 

Requirements: Must be 15 years of age or older, be a foreign resident living, working, or studying in Yamaguchi Prefecture, and not have lived in Japan for more than 5 years

 

Speech Requirements

Theme: Topic of Your Choice (foreign residents in Yamaguchi Prefecture are free to write about their thoughts in daily life, findings or other topics relating to Japan or Yamaguchi, the deepening of mutual understanding with residents in the prefecture, etc.)

Time Limit: Less than six minutes, use of manuscript paper optional

Rubric: Content- 60 points, Expressions- 40 points, out of a possible 100 points

Prizes

First Place: Certificate, Plaque and 30,000 yen

Second Place: Certificate, Plaque and 20,000 yen

Soroptimist International of Yamaguchi: Certificate, Plaque and 5,000 yen

Honorable Mention: Certificate and 5,000 yen

All Participants: Speech Contest Memento

 

Application: Send in a written copy of the speech, around 1000 characters, and include titles of any sub-topics, address, name, age, citizenship, job (school name and year), and phone number by fax or by email.

 

Deadline: September 27, 2018 (Thu.)

 

Contestants:

The Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association of Japan will select 10 contestants from the applicants. The results will be sent to all applicants on October 12, 2018 (Fri.). Travel expenses can be compensated.

 

Contact Information:

〒753-8501

1-1 Takimachi, Yamaguchi City

Yamaguchi Prefectural Chapter of the United Nations Association of Japan Office

(International Division of Yamaguchi Pref Govt Office)

Attn: Ms. Yamano, Ms. Takamiya

Tel: 083-933-2340    Fax: 083-933-2358   Email: a12900@pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp

Website: http://unaj-yamaguchi.sakura.ne.jp/index.html

 

Contact Information in Japanese:

〒753-8501  山口市滝町1-1

日本国際連合協会山口県本部事務局(山口県国際課内) 担当 山野・高宮

 

【Warning】A typhoon is approaching (2018.7.29)

July 29, 2018

【Warning】
A typhoon is approaching.
According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on July 29th (Sunday).”
Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook

【Attention】A typhoon is approaching(2018.7.28)

July 28, 2018

【Attention】
A typhoon is approaching.
According to the weather forecast, “the typhoon (tropical cyclone) will hit Yamaguchi Prefecture on July 29th (Sunday).”
Please refer to your Emergency Handbook to prepare for when a typhoon comes. When a typhoon approaches, please stay inside as much as possible.

Yamaguchi Prefecture’s Emergency Handbook