U.S. Embassy Marks One-Month Anniversary of Great East Japan Earthquake

April 11, 2011

Ambassador Roos and the entire staff of the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo offer their condolences to the people of Japan on the one-month anniversary of the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake.

Despite the horrific devastation of the earthquake and tsunami, the resilience of the Japanese people has served as an inspiration to citizens around the world. The United States will continue to support Japan as it rebuilds from this unprecedented disaster.

Today, the U.S. Embassy will fly the U.S. flag at half-staff and observe a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. to honor all the victims of the earthquake and tsunami.