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2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - All Embassy Updates

(In reverse chronological order - Items dated before April 15 have likely been superseded.)

  1. Q&A on Japanese Government Health Protections (July 27)
  2. Fact Sheet on Safety of Food and Water (July 1)
  3. USAID Update on Japan Disaster Relief Efforts (PDF 164KB - Updated June 15)
  4. Travel Alert - Japan (Updated May 16)
  5. Department of Energy Update on the Situation in Japan (May 6)
  6. Children's Day Messages of Support (May 4)
  7. Worldwide Travel Alert (May 2)
  8. Showing Support for Tohoku (May 2)
  9. Secretary Clinton, Foreign Minister Matsumoto Meet (May 2)
  10. Secretary Clinton Visits Japan (April 17)
  11. U.S.-Japan Cooperation at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (April 14)
  12. U.S. State Department Lifts Travel Warning for Tokyo (April 15)
  13. Travel Alert - Japan (April 14, 2011)
  14. Availability of Potassium Iodide Tablets - Updated April 15
  15. Availability of Potassium Iodide Tablets - Updated April 8
  16. Event Announcement - Conversation with Medical Experts on Radiation and Health - April 7
  17. How You Can Contribute to Earthquake Relief - from USAID (April 5)
  18. Ambassador Roos, Defense Minister Kitazawa Travel to the USS Ronald Reagan to Thank U.S. Military (April 4)
  19. U.S. Government Response to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan (Updated April 4)
  20. Availability of Potassium Iodide Tablets - Updated March 31, 6 p.m. JST
  21. Travel Warning - Japan - March 31, 2 p.m. JST
  22. Visit of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Dr. Gregory Jaczko - Updated March 28
  23. U.S. Government Response to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - Updated March 28
  24. Latest Video Message from Ambassador Roos - March 27
  25. Warden Message: Availability of Potassium Iodide Tablets - Updated March 28, 3 p.m. JST
  26. Helping Our Friend and Ally - March 25
  27. Videos of March 25 Town Hall Meeting with Ambassador Roos - March 25
  28. Update on Tokyo Water - Posted March 25, 9 a.m. JST
  29. Warning For Parents About Radioactive Iodine in Tokyo Water - Posted March 24, 2 p.m. JST
  30. Ambassador Roos Speaks of Miyagi Visit - March 24
  31. Information about Radiation and Food & Water Safety - Posted March 23, 4:30 p.m. JST
  32. Photos of Ambassador Roos Visiting Disaster Relief Shelter - March 24
  33. Statement by Ambassador Roos - Disaster Relief Shelter at Watanoha Elementary School - March 23, 11 p.m. JST
  34. U.S. Government Response to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - March 22, 6 p.m. JST
  35. Warden Message: Update for American Citizens – Posted March 22, 8:30 p.m. JST
  36. Videos of March 22 Town Hall Meeting with Ambassador Roos - March 22
  37. Current Transportation Options from Affected Areas - March 24
  38. Ambassador Roos Speaks to U.S. Citizens - Video, March 22
  39. An Update for American Citizens in Japan - Updated March 22
  40. Travel Warning - Updated March 21
  41. CDC Issues Health Information about Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Release - March 20
  42. U.S. Government Response to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - March 20
  43. Travel Warning - Updated March 19
  44. U.S. Government-arranged Transport within Asia - March 18 at 3 a.m.
  45. On-the-Record Briefing with U.S. Officials - March 17
  46. A Message to American Citizens from Ambassador John V. Roos - March 17, 4 a.m.
  47. Press Briefing with NRC Chairman Jaczko, Deputy Secretary of Energy Poneman - March 17
  48. The Situation in Japan - Special Briefing with Patrick Kennedy, Under Secretary for Management - March 17
  49. Travel Warning - Japan - March 17 at 2 p.m.
  50. Emergency Services List for Evacuees (PDF 600KB, From Yomiuri Shimbun)
  51. Travel to Destinations within Asia - March 17 at 3 p.m.
  52. Ambassador John V. Roos Speaks to the Press - March 16 at 6 p.m.
  53. A Message to American Citizens from Ambassador John V. Roos - March 16
  54. Earthquake Information for Americans in Japan - March 15 at 4:30 p.m.
  55. Press Conference with Ambassador Roos - March 14
  56. USAID Fact Sheet - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami - March 14
  57. Information for Americans in Japan - March 14 at 8 a.m.
  58. Travel Alert - Japan, March 14, 2011
  59. White House: Ongoing U.S. Response to the Earthquake in Japan - March 13
  60. Fact Sheet on the Current Situation - March 13
  61. From Ambassador Roos to American Citizens in Japan - March 13
  62. Travel Alert - March 13
  63. From Ambassador Roos to American Citizens in Japan - March 13 at 4:30 p.m.
  64. Statement to the Media by Ambassador John V. Roos - March 12
  65. 20 Km Evacuation from Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - March 12
  66. How to Contact the Embassy, your family and friends - March 12 at 2 p.m.
  67. Warden Message - Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Evacuation - March 12
  68. Warden Message - Tsunami Alerts Still in Effect - March 12
  69. Warden Message - Earthquake and Tsunami Warning - March 11, 2011 - March 11
  70. Travel Alert - March 11
  71. Statement from Ambassador Roos - March 11