Here we present useful information services via links and applications to help foreign visitors and residents with emergency support, disaster updates, legal assistance, and special information to help you in Tokyo and Suginami Ward in particular. All of the following offer English assistance, while some offer support in other languages as well.


  • Police: 110
  • Fire/Ambulance: 119


NOTICE: Information About the Coronavirus

About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (external link)

Recent and current information (February 2020) regarding preventative measures and information about the Coronavirus in Japan.

NHK World Japan (external link)

Multilingual Emergency Updates (20 languages) about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and disasters in Japan.

Useful Travel Information

Daily Japanese Yen (JPY) Exchange Rates (external link)

Currency converter where you can find the exchange rate from Japanese yen to your currency (You can also find a table on this page).

Emergency Support

Emergency Support (external link)

English support phone numbers & emergency Japanese.

Emergency Assistance Japan (external link)

Medical & security assistance, for questions about medical insurance, etc.

Japan Visitor (external link)

Emergency, health, and phone services as well as useful phone numbers such as hospitals, airports, tourist info and more.

Disaster & Weather Information

Japan Meteorological Agency (external link)

Real-time earthquake, tsunami, typhoon information and more.

Japan Weather Forecast For Travelers (external link)

Choose the area of Japan by clicking on a simple map. Easily toggle between Celsius and Fahrenheit.

10 Day Weather Forecast Tokyo (external link)

A quick look at the weather for the next 10 days in Tokyo.

NHK World Japan (external link)

Multilingual Emergency Updates (20 languages) about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and disasters in Japan.

Suginami Guidance

Suginami Association For Cultural Exchange (external link)

Useful information for foreign residents and long-term visitors of Suginami Ward including events and more.

Suginami Disaster and Disaster Prevention E-Mail Service (external link)

Register to receive email updates in English about disaster prevention in Suginami, Tokyo.

Free Consultation Services For Foreigners (external link)

Information about free consultation services for foreigners in Suginami, available in English and Chinese.

Suginami Hourly Weather Forecast (external link)

Check the hourly weather, temperature, and precipitation probability in Suginami Ward, Tokyo.

Traffic & Transportation

JR East Train Status Information (external link)

Real-time info on delays etc. for JR train lines.

Via Michelin (external link)

Real-time traffic and route updates for roads in Tokyo, also including hotels and tourist sites enroute.

Legal Assistance

Tokyo Public Law Office (external link)

Professional law assistance for foreigners in Japan available in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese.

Tokyo Bar Association (external link)

Legal counseling for foreigners available in Japanese with English and Chinese interpreters.

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