Information Relating to
the Great East Japan Earthquake
We express our
deepest condolences to those who have lost their loved ones in the devastating
March 11 earthquake and our heartfelt sympathy to those who have suffered from
And we would like to thank all our friends from all over the world including our sister cities who have sent encouraging messages to Hakodate which was also affected by the earthquake and tsunami
Hakodate, however, was not as severely damaged as the areas near the epicenter. The tourism in our city is all ready to be back in business now.
We will be happy to see you in Hakodate where you are sure to enjoy its unchanged charm.
※The situation at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
For the radiation level in Hokkaido, go to the Hokkaido Prefectural website
Official information on the earthquake is available on the websites of Japanese
Government and foreign embassies. Please stay calm and act on correct and
The Prime Minister's Homepage
Information for Foreign Travelers
(website of Japan National Touriem Organizarion)
英語【English】 中国語（簡体字） 中国語（繁体字） 韓国語【한국어】
NPO National Managerial Council for Multicultural Information & Assistance provides multilingual information for foreign victims.
英語【English】 中国語（簡体字） 韓国語【한국어】 other langeages
※Donation of Relief Money
Hakodate City Hall and its branch offices accept the donation.
For donation through bank transfer, go to the Japanese Red Cross Society website.
The Japanese Red Cross Society's Homepage