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Heat island measures

Heat island effect is phenomenon that temperature of the downtown area becomes higher than the suburbs part, and measures are pushed forward as environmental problem to be seen conspicuously in the big city.

Last update date September 1, 2020

The heat island situation of Yokohama-shi

Information about the heat island situation

There is concern about inhibition of increase and sleep of heat stroke by becoming high temperature that global warming or heat island effect cause.

Heat measures of city (environmental science research institute)

Information about heat stroke

Please be careful about heat stroke!

Heat stroke information (Yokohama City Inst. of Health)
Heat stroke prevention information (the outside site) (City of Yokohama, General Affairs Bureau crisis management room)

・Disaster prevention information such as "heat stroke prevention information" is delivered to cell-phones when I receive registration (free) from Yokohama-shi disaster prevention information E-mail.

Heat island measures of Yokohama-shi

Yokohama-shi heat island measures approach policy

We showed directionality of heat island measures of Yokohama-shi. (March, 2006 issuance)
As some information becomes old, please see as reference materials.

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Approach of heat island measures of Yokohama-shi

In Yokohama-shi, we perform various approaches for relaxation of heat island effect.

List of measure, business of 2020 (PDF: 210KB)

Heat island measures that anyone can do

Leaflet which settled approach that all of citizen, the companies could do

In nine capital prefecture cities (Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yokohama-shi, Kawasaki-shi, Chiba-shi, Saitama-shi, Sagamihara-shi), we make leaflet which gathered up approach of heat island measures that all of citizen, the companies has.
Please inflect.

Heat measures NAVI (PDF: 5,407KB)

Let's sprinkle

Let's do "sprinkled water" to spend hot summer coolly.

Anyone gets ③ cool air winding up preparation ② water with 3 simple step ① water

Let's carry parasol

Did you know that it was effective in lowering sensible temperature by 3-7 degrees Celsius to parasol?
Parasol blocking direct rays of the sun is effective for summer heat measures, heat stroke measures.

Approach of heat island measures that cooperated in nine capital prefecture cities

Related link

・Ministry of the Environment    Heat island measures (including heat stroke related information) (the outside site)
・Ministry of the Environment    Heat stroke prevention information site (the outside site)
・The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism heat island portal (the outside site)
・Kanagawa heat island (the outside site)

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