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Book of Condolence

From 16 to 23 March, over 500 people visited the Embassy of Japan in London to sign the Book of Condolence and pay their respects to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck off Japan's North East coast on Friday, 11 March 2011. Visitors included T.R.H. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague. The Book remains at the Embassy.

British Search and Rescue Team Returns
An interview with Pete Stevenson, Operational Leader for UK Contingent

A British Search and Rescue Team consisting of 59 rescue specialists, two rescue dogs and four medical staff returned to Manchester Airport on 19 March, having spent three full days searching the towns of Ofunato and Kamaishi in North East Japan. We spoke to Operational Leader Pete Stevenson about the team's experiences in the aftermath of the disaster...more

Photo Exhibition
From 28 March 2011
The Embassy of Japan


With our thoughts and prayers for those affected by the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean earthquake and tsunami, a series of photographs will be on display at the Embassy of Japan from Monday, 28 March 2011...more


Image: Yomiuri Shimbun

Embassy accepting donations to support relief efforts in North East Japan

The Embassy of Japan greatly appreciates the generous donations so far received and is still accepting donations to support relief efforts. A dedicated bank account for this purpose is open for bank transfers. Alternatively, donations by cheque are also being accepted. Click here for more.

Japan-UK Events Calendar

The Embassy's Japan-UK Events Calendar is accepting applications for fundraising events. To register your event, fill in the application form for fundraising events and email it to japanuk@ld.mofa.go.jp

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