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Crime & Safety

Tokyo - Crime & Safety


Statistically, Japan has one of the lowest crime rates of any developed nation. Some important numbers to note for emergencies are highlighted here. There are English translation services for its emergency calls in Tokyo.

Police: 110

Ambulance / Fire: 119

Lost and Found: Contact the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Lost and Found Centre (Tel: 03-3814-4151)

From April 1 2010, it is mandatory by law for all residential buildings in the Tokyo metropolitan area to have fire alarms installed. All new or newly renovated / remodeled residential buildings are required by law to install residential fire alarms. For more information, refer to this website.

Due to its geographical location, Japan has considerable seismic activity of varying intensity. For more information on what to do in an earthquake, click here. For more information on what to do in a typhoon / torrential rain situation, click here.


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Expat Health Insurance Partners


Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.

Cigna

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.