[11th May 2011]

Earthquake/Tsunami Updates

Check the links for regular updates:

http://www.nisa.meti.go.jp/english/index.html
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/index-e.html
http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/indexe.html
http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/ENGLISH/GOVERNOR/MESSAGE/eq2011_index.htm
http://www.chijihon.metro.tokyo.jp/gaimuka/index.html

April 4th 2011-Humanitarian Return Assistance for Migrants/ Third Country Nationals affected by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake by The International Organization for Migration (IOM). Close attention should be paid to the Eligibility Criteria Click to read more

April 4th 2011- Current Radiation Levels in Japan and Travel Advice by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Click to read more

March 28, 2011 - Message from the Earthquake Consultation Council on Free Telephone Consulation for Foreigners Victimized/ Affected by the Earthquake. click to read

March 27, 2011 - Message from Tokyo Metropolitan Government on radiation level in tap water, click to read :

March 26, 2011 - Message from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government regarding tap water click to read.

March 25, 2011 - THE KENYA EMBASSY, TOKYO, HAS RESUMED FULL OPERATIONS.

March 24, 2011 - Emergency situation notification by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, click here for more.

March 23, 2011 - Emergency situation notification by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, click here for more.

March 23, 2011 - The following documents among others have been issued by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI - Japan)

IATA News - No Restrictions on Travel to Japan
Press release - World Health Organization

IMO briefing: March 22, 2011

  • No restrictions on travel to Japan

International flight and maritime operations can continue normally into and out of Japan's major airports and sea ports, excluding those damaged by the tsunami, according to the latest information available from the World Health Organization, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the World Meteorological Organization, the International Maritime Organization and the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Further information is available on the website of the World HealthOrganization:
http://www.who.int/en/
Public Information Services (External Relations Office)
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
media@imo.org

INFORMATION ON RADIOACTIVITY (18 March 2011 22:00)

With regard to the 11th March earthquake, below are useful website and telephone numbers for inquiries of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences.

<National Institute of Radiological Sciences>
Contents

Telephone numbers for inquiries
090-5582-3521  080-2078-3307 090-4836-9386  
090-7408-1074 080-2078-3308  090-8591-0735
*English, Chinese, French and Hindi speaking staffs are available (not all the time)

MESSAGE TO KENYANS-EARTHQUAKE/TSUNAMI

ALL KENYANS ARE INFORMED TO CLOSELY FOLLOW THE UPDATES AND ADVISORIES BEEN ISSUED BY THE JAPANESE AUTHORITIES AND ACT ACCORDINGLY. FOR THE LATEST AND UP TO DATE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES:-

http://www.nisa.meti.go.jp/english/index.html
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/index-e.html
http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/indexe.html
http://www.metro.tokyo.jp/ENGLISH/GOVERNOR/MESSAGE/eq2011_index.htm
http://www.chijihon.metro.tokyo.jp/gaimuka/index.html
PLEASE BE SAFE AND GOD BLESS

WEATHER UPDATES

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), have opened the following web portal containing the weather, earthquake and tsunami information in the disaster regions. | (Japanese) | English portal |

Earthquake & Fukushima nuclear power plants (PDF file)

CORRECTED EVACUATION MAP (docx file) (PDF file)

General Information websites related to the March 11th Earthquake.

!!!VERY!!!URGENT

All Kenyans are advised to take note of the below notice which has been announced by the Japanese authorities regarding Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.
Official Notice(15 March 2011 11:00)
1. Areas in which counter-emergency measures should be taken:
(1)Residents staying within a 20-kilometer radius from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station, Tokyo Electric Power Co.,Inc. (TEPCO) (continuation)
(2) Residents staying in the area from 20-kilometre to 30-kilometer radius from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station, Tokyo Electric Power Co.,Inc. (TEPCO) (NEW)
2. Direction:
(1) Residents staying within a 20-kilometer radius from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station, Tokyo Electric Power Co.,Inc. (TEPCO) shall be evacuated.(continuation)
(2) Residents staying in the area from 20-kilometre to 30-kilometer radius from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station, Tokyo Electric Power Co.,Inc. (TEPCO) shall stay inside the houses or buildings. (NEW)
Observe directions by the relevant authorities if such directions are given.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

ALL KENYANS ARE INFORMED TO CLOSELY FOLLOW THE UPDATES AND ADVISORIES BEEN ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN AUTHORITIES AND ACT ACCORDINGLY.
PLEASE KEEP SAFE.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

THE EMBASSY IS ADVISING ALL KENYANS IN JAPAN TO URGENTLY GET INTOUCH WITH THE EMBASSY AND UPDATE ON THEIR WHEREABOUTS AND STATUS.
PLEASE SEND AN E-MAIL TO: kenrep@kenyarep-jp.com
PLEASE CALL 080-4170-9498

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