In the wake of a powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan, triggering a consequential tsunami along the country’s coast, the Indian embassy in Japan swiftly established an emergency control room and released helpline numbers for Indian citizens affected by the natural disaster. The consulate issued a notice emphasizing their readiness to assist and support anyone impacted by the earthquake and ensuing tsunami on January 1, 2024. They assured continuous coordination with the relevant authorities to provide assistance as required.
The emergency helpline numbers provided by the embassy are vital channels for Indian citizens to seek aid and guidance in these testing times. The consulate’s proactive measures aim to ensure the safety and well-being of Indian nationals amidst the aftermath of the seismic event. The embassy urged all citizens to adhere to directives issued by the local government and remain vigilant.
The helpline numbers for emergency assistance are as follows:
+81-80-3930-1715 (Mr. Yakub Topno)
+81-70-1492-0049 (Mr. Ajay Sethi)
+81-80-3214-4734 (Mr. D.N.Barnwal)
+81-80-6229-5382 (Mr. S. Bhattacharya)
+81-80-3214-4722 (Mr. Vivek Rathee)
Additionally, individuals can also seek assistance via email:
The embassy’s rapid deployment of emergency resources and communication channels serves as a beacon of support for Indian nationals affected by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami. The proactive measures undertaken aim to facilitate assistance, ensure safety, and provide guidance to those grappling with the repercussions of the natural disaster.
As the situation unfolds, the collective efforts of diplomatic missions and local authorities become pivotal in extending aid, restoring normalcy, and assisting affected individuals in navigating through these trying times. The embassy’s outreach stands as a testament to India’s commitment to extending unwavering support to its citizens abroad during unforeseen crises.