For Foreign Nationals unaccounted for in connection with the Great East Japan Earthquake

March 28, 2011

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has launched a special Family Links website (other site) to help people seeking to re-establish contact with family members and friends missing since the 2011 Tohoku Pacific Earthquake.

(www.familylinks.icrc.org (other site))

NTT East has provided the special voice message service (other site) to inquire safety of persons affected by the Tohoku Pacific Ocean Earthquake. The basic operation method for this service in English is available on the website of NTT East.

(http://www.ntt-east.co.jp/saigai_e/voice171/index.html (other site))
(n.b. Actual voice prompt is played back in Japanese.)

NHK has been providing updated information in relation to the earthquake in 16 languages other than Japanese. The details are available on the website of NHK World (other site).

(http://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/ (other site))

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) (other site) provides travel information for travelers in various languages on its website.

(http://www.jnto.go.jp (other site))


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