Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake Survey of Affected Areas by UN and other Organizations

March 24, 2011
Japanese

  1. Today (Thursday, March 24), a survey team consisting of members from UN organizations including the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), visits the Miyagi Prefectural Office and Ishinomaki City. The team will observe the affected areas and exchange opinions with local officials and private individuals regarding the coordination of assistance by overseas NGOs and others in response to the Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake.

  2. UNOCHA will promptly issue a report based on the result of this survey.

(Survey Team) 
○United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)
○Members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Volunteer Coordination Unit (Cabinet Secretariat), and relevant international organizations, etc., accompany the team

    • (*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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