Offers of Assistance from Foreign Countries and Regions (Great East Japan Earthquake): update

May 12, 2011

With regard to the Great East Japan Earthquake, which occurred at 14:46 on Friday, March 11, 2011, as of 18:00 on Thursday, May 12, 2011, Japan has received offers of assistance from the 156 countries and regions and 41 international organizations (increased from 146 and 39, respectively, in the previous press release).

The following countries made new offers (in alphabetical order):

Republic of Cameroon
Republic of Chad
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Republic of The Gambia
Republic of Ghana
Republic of Kiribati
Federated States of Micronesia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Republic of Uganda
Republic of Vanuatu

The following international organizations made new offers (in alphabetical order):

International Science and Technology Center, ISTC
International Tropical Timber Organization, ITTO

    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)