3.11 East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

March 11, 2011

On March 11, a powerful earthquake, huge tsunami, and nuclear accident hit the north-central part of Japan.
The devastation there is beyond description and all Japanese are struggling with grief over the horrible damage.
Let us all offer our heartfelt condolences to those who are suffering and pray that they will have the strength to recover from this ordeal.

Related information
French cities’ initiative in solidarity with Japan (in French)
List of messages to the disaster victims (in Japanese)

On behalf of all Japanese, we extend our gratitude to those who have sent us encouraging messages and other evidence of support.
Your messages to the disaster victims have been translated into Japanese and posted on the Japanese version of our website.