Acceptance of Russia's Rescue Team (Second Dispatch)

March 16, 2011

  1. On Wednesday, March 16, a rescue team of Russia (second dispatch), which consists of about 80 personnel, arrived at Narita Airport around 3:30 p.m. on two aircrafts of the Ministry of Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters. The team is scheduled to work in Sendai and the surrounding area.

  2. The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the cooperation of the Government of Russia.
    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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