by Sabrina Salas Matanane
Guam - Guam families who may have a loved one stationed in Japan are advised that U.S. Forces Japan reports that all personnel have been accounted for, and there are no reports of injuries. In the meantime, Guam Delegate Madeleine Bordallo has posted to the following information on her web site to help those who may have family and friends in Japan:
CONSULAR ASSISTANCE TO U.S. CITIZENS IN JAPAN
Online Information: Monitor travel.state.gov and the Embassy Tokyo web sites for the latest updates. Public and Congressional Inquiries:
- If you have concerns about a specific U.S. citizen in Japan, please send us an e-mail atJapanEmergencyUSC@state.gov
- If you have concerns about a specific U.S. citizen in the Tsunami zone outside of Japan, please send us an e-mail at PacificTsunamiUSC@state.gov
- E-mail inquiries are strongly preferred, but constituents may call the Department's emergency assistance center at 1-888-407-4747 (Calling from outside the U.S. + 1-202-501-4444) if they are unable to use e-mail.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PERSONNEL INQUIRIES
- U.S. Forces Japan reports that all personnel have been accounted for, and there are no reports of injuries.
- The Department of Defense instructs that family members of Department of Defense personnel should call1-800-342-9647 to inquire about their loved ones or contact the individual unit command directly for more specific information.
JAPANESE AND OTHER CITIZENS
- If you are calling regarding a Japanese citizen, please contact the nearest Japanese Embassy (Washington - 202-238-6700) or Consulate.
- If you are calling regarding a citizen of a third country, please contact that country's Embassy or Consulate. Contact information for foreign Embassies and Consulates in the United States is available in the Country Specific Information links at www.travel.state.gov.
American Red Cross
- For general information regarding the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami, please visit the American Red Cross
- To let your family and loved ones know you are safe, visit the Red Cross' "Safe and Well" page