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14/03/2011: DFA sets up hotline numbers for those with kin in Japan

 

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DFA sets up hotline numbers for those with kin in Japan

MANILA – Following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the tsunami that hit the northeastern part of Japan on Friday, 11 March 2011, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, Japan have set up hotline numbers and an e-mail addresses for those who wish to inquire about the condition of family members who may have been affected.

The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo can be reached by email emergency@philembassy.net or through the following phone numbers:

  • · (03) 5562- 1573
  • · (03) 5562- 1574
  • · (03) 5562-1570
  • · (03) 5562- 1577
  • (03) 5562-1590

The Philippine Consulates in Japan may also be contacted through the following numbers:

Philippine Consulate General in Osaka (06) 6910-7881

Philippine Honorary Consulate in Sapporo (011) 614-8090

Philippine Honorary Consulate in Morioka (019) 626-9139

Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Nagoya (052) 584-5698

Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Naha (098) 892-5486

As telephone services may have been affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami, inquiries may also be directed to the Crisis Management Center at DFA-Manila, contacted through:

  • (632) 834-4646
  • (632) 834-4580
  • dfaoumwa.cmc@gmail.com.

The DFA estimates that there are 305,972 Filipino nationals throughout Japan.  The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo is working closely with the Philippine Honorary Consulates in Sapporo, Morioka and Nagoya, and coordinating with members of the Filipino community for initial reports of any injury or casualty.  END.

 

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