Press Releases

Emergency Assistance to the Independent State of Samoa for Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

Ref No. 41

Saturday 3rd October, 2009.

On October 3 (Saturday), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency relief goods in kind equivalent to about 20 million yen (approximately US$223,363.85) (tents, blankets, water tanks, sleeping mats, plastic sheets and water purifiers) to the Government of the Independent State of Samoa, which has suffered great damage from an earthquake and a tsunami.
Based on the request from the Government of Independent State of Samoa, the Government of Japan has decided to extend emergency assistance as humanitarian relief to the victims of the disaster, as well as in light of the cordial relations between Japan and Samoa.



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