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Information Related to the 2011 Japan’s Crisis

27 March 2011

Free Telephone Consultation for Foreigners
Victimized / Affected by the Earthquake on March 11

Foreigners who were victims or affected by the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami may call the following numbers for free legal consulations with lawyers from different bar associations.

The details of the consultation are as in the following:

Dates and Times: March 29 – May 27 (with possible extension) Monday to Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Telephone Number: 03-3591-2291

Languages Available: Japanese, English, Mandarin, Portuguese, Tagalog and others (hoping to include more languages soon)

Number of Lines: 2 (Please call again if both lines are busy)

Offered by: Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Kanto Federation of Bar Association, Tokyo Bar Association, Daiichi Bar Association, Daini Bar Association

Fee: Free (except cost for the phone call, however local International Exchange Association may be able to provide their line when needed)

18 March 2011

Information on Radiation in Daily Life
from the MOFA website


National Institute of Radiological Sciences

Website: http://www.nirs.go.jp/index.shtml


Telephone numbers for inquiries

  • 090-5582-3521
  • 090-7408-1074
  • 080-2078-3307
  • 080-2078-3308
  • 090-4836-9386
  • 090-8591-0735

*English, Chinese, French and Hindi speaking staff are available (not all the time)

Information on Environmental Radiation Measurement Result in Japan

The Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has maded public the information on Environmental Radiation Measurement Result in prefectures in Japan, together with a diagram entitled “Radiation Exposure in Daily Life” which describes relative doses from radiation sources at the following web addresses:

http://eq.yahoo.co.jp (Japanese)
http://eq.sakura.ne.jp (English, Japanese)
http://eq.wide.ad.jp (English, Japanese)
http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/incidents/index.html (English)

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