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update:October 13, 2020

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Welcome to Minoh City's official website

Welcome to Minoh City's official website. On this page you can find information and documents available in English.

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Information for Living in Minoh City

Minoh City Welcome Pack

This welcome pack is handed to foreign language speaking residents when they first move into Minoh City. It contains basic information about living in Minoh City, as well as information that is useful for emergencies.

If you moved to Minoh City before April 2020, you might not have received this pack. Please print it out and keep it in your home.

A Guide for Living in Minoh City

This guide contains detailed information that is important for living in Minoh City such as procedures when moving, details about garbage disposal, and information about education and public facilities. There is an English version and an easy Japanese version.

Emergency Medical Card

This emergency medical card contains information that you are often asked for at hospitals and medical centers. Please be prepared by printing and filling out the card as soon as possible. If you call an ambulance to an accident or for illness/injury, you can give them information about yourself by showing the paramedics this card. Please always carry this card with you in your wallet or card case.

 Preparing for Natural Disasters

 In Japan, there are a lot of natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons. No one can tell when or where a disaster will occur, so it is important to prepare yourself and your household.

Citizen Safety Alert Email

The Minoh City Citizen Safety Alert Email updates you with useful disaster prevention information, information about the opening of evacuation centers, and other essential information for disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons. For more details, please see this page.

The Citizen Safety Alert Email is currently available in English and Japanese.

Hazard Zones and Evacuation Centers

Survival Passport

Here you can find information in English from Minoh City about how to prepare for natural disasters, such as earthquakes, typhoons, and heavy rain, and what you should do when one occurs. Preparing now could help save your life and the lives of others in the event of a disaster. Please take this opportunity to learn about how to prepare.

New issues are published often.

Osaka Prefecture Emergency Guide (Earthquake)

Osaka Prefecture has created an emergency guide in multiple languages. This guide tells you how to prepare for a large earthquake, and what to do if one occurs.

It is available in English, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese, and Thai.

Minoh Association For Global Awareness (MAFGA)

MAFGA is an association that helps international residents in Minoh City. They do things such as offer multilingual support to residents, run events, offer Japanese classes, and more.

MAFGA also runs the Minoh Multilingual Portal Website, where they provide information for daily life.

Multilingual Desk for Daily Life Consultation

MAFGA provides a multilingual consultation service, where they respond to consultations about childcare, education, work, medical care, welfare, visa status, and any other problems or worries you might have. Consultations are free of charge and will be strictly confidential.

  • Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Tuesday to Sunday)
    Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese

Individual consultation day

  • Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (every Tuesday)
    Languages:(every Tuesday) English, Chinese, Korean
    (every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month) Vietnamese, Portuguese
    (Other languages can be arranged. Please feel free to contact MAFGA.)

To use this service, you can call, email or visit MAFGA.

TEL: 072-727-6912 (Japanese, English)
Email: soudan@mafga.or.jp
Address: 5-2-36 Onoharanishi Minoh City

The Minoh Post

The Minoh Post is a multilingual newsletter about daily information in Minoh City (in easy Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean). It is published every two months by MAFGA (Minoh Association For Global Awareness). You can get it at MAFGA, the Cultural and International Affairs Division at Minoh City Office, and at other public facilities in the city. If you wish to have issues sent to you, please contact MAFGA.

English Documents (Application Forms, Pamphlets, etc.)

Here you can find translated English versions of various City Office documents, such as the Minoh City Health Guide, application forms, information about allowances from the City, and more. There are also documents translated into Chinese, Korean, and other languages.

Please be aware that the original Japanese document may have been updated since it was last translated. 

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