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Extension of the Period of Acceptance of Postal Items for Delivery to Groups Aiding Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake

September 27, 2011
(Updated March 23, 2016)

We would like to extend our heartfelt sympathies to all those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
To support relief activities aimed at helping those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, we have been waiving the Cash Registered Mail fee for postal items containing monetary donations to aid victims of the disaster. We hereby wish to notify customers of the extension of the acceptance period by the groups concerned and changes in the addressees.

Groups with an Extended Acceptance Period

Group Name
Tokyo Japanese Red Cross Society
Iwate Prefecture Ofunato City, Hanamaki City, Kuji City, Tono City, Ichinoseki City, Rikuzentakata City, Kamaishi City, Miyako City, Otsuchi Town, Fudai Village, Noda Village, Hirono Town
Miyagi Prefecture Ishinomaki City, Shiogama City, Kesennuma City, Natori City, Tagajo City, Iwanuma City, Tome City, Higashimatsushima City, Watari Town, Yamamoto Town, Shichigahama Town, Onagawa Town, Minamisanriku Town
Fukushima Prefecture Fukushima City, Koriyama City, Shirakawa City, Sukagawa City, Soma City, Nihonmatsu City, Date City, Koori Town, Kunimi Town, Kawamata Town, Izumizaki Village, Yabuki Town, Yamatsuri Town, Hirono Town, Naraha Town, Okuma Town, Kawauchi Village, Namie Town, Katsurao Village, Shinchi Town, Iitate Village, Futaba Town
Ibaraki Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture

All of the groups have extended the acceptance period from Friday, April 1, 2016 until Friday, March 31, 2017.

Groups Subject to an Addressee Change

Group Name
Iwate Prefecture Noda Village
Miyagi Prefecture Yamamoto Town
Fukushima Prefecture Yabuki Town, Naraha Town, Kawauchi Village, Katsurao Village
  • Conditions for waiving the Cash Registered Mail fee for postal items containing monetary donations to aid victims of the disaster
  • Content
    Cash
  • Handling
    Items posted as Cash Registered Mail (we are unable to offer special handling for items other than Cash Registered Mail.)
  • Labeling
    The front of the envelope must be clearly labeled “Postal Item for Aid Purposes”
  • Other
    1. The item must be consigned for delivery by an individual
    2. Donors may not set conditions concerning the allocation of the cash donation

For further details, please see the following.

Appendix: List of Relief Groups



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