DoCoMo issued several press releases related to enhanced disaster emergency services, overview here: http://bit.ly/x9BwSh
NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that it has nearly completed implementation of a wide range of disaster-preparedness measures introduced in response to lessons learned from the experience of the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011. See .PDF Here.
Also issued along with above – see this series:
DOCOMO to Add Tsunami Warnings to “Area Mail” Disaster Information Service
DOCOMO to Begin Voice Messaging Service for Communication during Disasters
DOCOMO to Strengthen Emergency Contact and Information Following Disasters
The measures, which were initially announced in April 2011, are designed to help secure mobile communications in key areas and facilities following a disaster, such as heavily populated areas and centers for coordinating emergency response, sheltering evacuees and delivering relief services. The measures also aim to strengthen DOCOMO’s ability to respond as fast as possible in disaster-affected areas and provide people with greater convenience and peace of mind through the use of mobile communications.