DFA: HOTLINE NUMBERS FOR THOSE WITH RELATIVE IN JAPAN

DFA: HOTLINE NUMBERS FOR THOSE WITH RELATIVE IN JAPANThe Department of Foreign Affairs provided a 24-hour hotline numbers and e-mail available for those with families in Japan.

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has set up hotline numbers and an e-mail address for those who would like to inquire about the conditions of Filipinos in Japan in light of the 8.9 magnitude quake that hit northeast Japan Friday causing damages and tsunamis along the country’s coastlines, including the capital city of Tokyo.

The hotline numbers at the DFA-OUMWA’s Crisis Management Center are:

  • 834-4646 
  • 834-4580.

E-mail address dfaoumwa.cmc@gmail.com.

The Philippine Consulate General in Osaka reported to the DFA that Consulate personnel felt the impact of the earthquake at their 24th floor office, but they are safe and there is no damage to the consulate office.

Consulate officials stated that there is not much damage to the western and southern regions of Japan, and that the focus of attention of Japanese and Filipinos in their area is Sendai, Honshu in northeast Japan which bore the brunt of the quake. According to the Consulate in Osaka, there are yet no reported injuries within their area.There are some 84,414 Filipino nationals in western and southern regions of the country.

In a written report to the DFA, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo stated that they are exerting efforts to get in touch with members of the Filipino community for initial reports of any injury or casualty and the Philippine Honorary Consulates in 

  • Sapporo
  • Morioka 
  • Nagoya

There are some 224,558 Filipino nationals in central and northern regions of Japan.

Altogether, there are a total of 305,972 Filipinos in Japan.

DFA’s hotline number for Japan-related concerns: (+63 2) 834-4646 / 834-4580. (Email: dfaoumwa.cmc@gmail.com)

PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN TOKYO : +813 5562-1570 / +813 5562-1577 / +813 5562-1590/ (Email: emergency@philembassy.net)

OWWA Hotlines: (+63 2) 833-6992 / 551-6641 / 551-1560

PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD Hotlines: (+ 63 2) 5273877 or (+63 917) 724-3682 (PCG-DOTC)

NDRRMC Operation Center: (+63 2) 911-1406 / 912-2665 / 912-5668

PHIVOLCS Hotline: 426-1455 to 79

PAGASA Hotline: (+63 2) 927-2877

ABS-CBN Foundation Tsunami hotline: (+63 2) 411-0011 / 411-0012 / (+63 929) 444-7372 / (+63 927) 676-0652

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