(Provisional Translation)

MOFA's "Overseas Travel Safety Information"

(http://www.mofa.go.jp/anzen/)

1. Overall Structure
Overseas Travel Safety Information
Region-wide Safety Information
Country Safety Information
Travel advice and Warning
Spot Safety Information (short time travel alert regarding specific events)
Basic Data for Safety Measures
Outline of Terrorism and Kidnap Risks
2. Travel advice and Warning

The "Travel advice and Warning" is issued countrywise and has four categories depending on the potential risks on the safety and security for Japanese nationals.

Level 1:Exercise caution                

Japanese nationals traveling to and residing in the country or area are advised to stay alert to the security situation.

Level 2:Avoid Non-essential travel                

Japanese nationals are advised to avoid non-essential travel, and to stay alert to the security situation and to take appropriate safety measures should they decide to travel.

Level 3:Avoid all travel                

All Japanese nationals are urged to avoid all travel regardless of purposes. Japanese residents might be advised to consider the possibility of evacuation or to prepare for evacuation.

Level 4:Evacuate and Avoid all travel                

All Japanese nationals are urged to evacuate immediately from the country or the area and urged to avoid all travel regardless of purposes.

Example
MOFA's "Overseas Travel Safety Information"(PDF) PDF
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