In Case of Emergency...


If you feel that you are in a crisis, or if you are concerned about the health condition of someone you know, please contact:

  • Fire department / Ambulance: 119

  • Police: 110

  • OIST Help Line: 098-966-8989 [24hrs / 7days]

  • List of English-speaking ER Hospitals around OIST(Please note that English-speaking staff are not available 24/7)

  • Japan Visitor Hotline (external link)
    TEL: 050-3816-2787 [24hrs/ 7days] (From international phone: +81-50-3816-2787)
    Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
    Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies.
    Support is available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

  • Be. Okinawa Inbound Medical Interpreter Call Center (external link)
    TEL: 0570-050-235 
    (From international phone: +81-570-050-235)
    Operates: 24hrs/7days
    Available languages: English, Chinese (Beijing, Cantonese), Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Tagalog, French, Nepali, Malaysian, Italian, German, Russian (16 languages)

Non-emergency Medical Care during your Event

  • For event attendees: Contact the main organizer of the event that you are attending for assistance.
  • List of clinics and hospitals around OIST (Please note this list is not exhaustive and only includes some hospitals and clinics)

Earthquake, Tsunami, etc.

  • Tsunami: See here for evacuation areas, maps, etc. around OIST.
  • Earthquake: See here for information on what to do in case of earthquake.

Emergency Escape Routes

Enjoying a Safe Stay in Okinawa

Other materials

  • Download our Emergency Procedure for Disasters brochure (bilingual) with information on what to do in cases of emergency during your event.
  • See also the "Emergency Information" on the Official Okinawa Travel Guide VISIT OKINAWA JAPAN (external link).