Acceptance of relief supplies from the European Union (EU)

May 16, 2011

  1. On April 27, 28, 30 and May 4, flights loaded with relief supplies of 20,000 blankets and 450 water cans from Austria, which comprised a part of the assistance from the EU, arrived at Narita Airport. The relief supplies were delivered to the affected areas in Ibaraki Prefecture on May 11.

  2. The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the cooperation of the EU and its member states.

*The flights loaded with relief goods intended to arrive on April 21 and 24 as mentioned in the MOFA press release of April 21, arrived at Narita Airport on April 21, 22 and 25.

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