38 Filipinos, Filipino-Japanese listed missing
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo has released a list of 38 Filipinos or Filipino-Japanese missing in the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan last week.
In an urgent note posted on its website, the embassy sought information on the whereabouts of the individuals, and asked them or people who might know them to contact the embassy as soon as possible.
“May we request the following individuals to contact the Embassy as soon as possible? May we also request those who may have information on these individuals to let the Embassy know of their situation,” the note read.
Some of the names had addresses where they were last seen. (See list below.) The initial list had only 31 names when it was posted Monday night, but seven more names were added on Tuesday.
The Embassy’s 24-hour hotline numbers are (03)5562-1570, (03)5562-1577 and (03)5562-1590 and email: [email protected]
The embassy in Tokyo dispatched on Sunday and Monday two teams to Japan’s Tohoku region to check on the situation of Filipino nationals in earthquake-affected areas.
Philippine Ambassador to Japan Manuel Lopez said the teams would contact local authorities and Filipino community leaders to inquire about casualties and provide necessities like food and water.
The embassy team joined a convoy with representatives from the Indonesian, Thai, Brunei and Malaysian embassies. “They have already reached Sendai City and have touched base with members of the Filipino community,” the embassy said.
Lopez said donations of food and other supplies for evacuees were expected to arrive soon.
Those who wish to provide donations may send them to the Embassy of the Philippines at 5-15-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo 106-8537.
The list of missing Filipinos and Filipino-Japanese:
1. Baby Capuyan Calope, Tokyo
2. Virginia Calamba, 42, Miyagi Ken Ingunngun Marumori Tatteyama
3. Vilma Chiba, 38, Miyagi
4. Teresita Daikoku, 51, Rikuzentakata Shi Iwate
5. Ella Iseyama, 28, Tokyo
6. Michelle Ikeda, 42, 133-1 Aza Iwashita Oaza Odakura Nishi Gomura Nishi Shirakawa Gun Fukushia Ken, Japan
7. Jacqueline Mendoza Endo, 47, Sendai
8. Violeta Kanno, 39, PHS 4 PKG 3 Blk. 22, Lot 33, Bagong Silang, Caloocan City
9. Masaru Katsamata, 11, Aoba Ku, Kikuta Machi, 10-23 Kopposhiki 102 Miyagi Ken, Sendai
10. Maria Lara Kikuchi, 51, Sendai
11. Lilia Kikuchi, 60, Chiba
12. Cecile Komatsu, 50, Miyagi Ken
13. Lourdez Odeth Yomongihata, 53, Aomori-Ken
14. Kathy Reyes Maruyama, 33, Aoba Ku, Kikuta Machi, 10-23 Kopposhiki 102 Miyagi Ken, Sendai
15. Michiko Nakagami, 51, Tokyo
16. Elisa Adora Velasquez Nakamura, 45, Osaka
17. Karen Onodera, 29, Miyagi Kesennuma
18. Jenalyn Orbe, 28, Miyagi Ken
19. Susan Sato, 41, Ibaraki Ken
20. Darwin Alcantara, 36, Tokyo
21. Susan Kinno, Rizuken Takada Iwate
22. Maria Corazon Lozada Kiuchi, Miyagi Ken
23. Jennifer Jeanne Lozada, Oikawa Miyagi Ken
24. Adelaida Lozada, Saito Miyagi Ken
25. Natsuko (Richel) Chiba
26. Taneharu Chiba
27. Violeta B. Kunishima, Ukagawa-shi Hinata-machi 107-2 Koto Village Hinata Fukushima-ken
28. Ayumi Kunishima, Ukagawa-shi Hinata-machi 107-2 Koto Village Hinata Fukushima-ken
29. Nanae Kunishima, Ukagawa-shi Hinata-machi 107-2 Koto Village Hinata Fukushima-ken
30. Nika Kunishima – 5 months old, Ukagawa-shi Hinata-machi 107-2 Koto Village Hinata Fukushima-ken
31. Gracelyn Geraldino Mizuno Contact no. 09028421478 Last location: Sendai,Miyagi Ken
32. Ruby Mori, Iwate-ken, Ofunato-shi, Tomizawa Aza 38-1, Contact no. 08016636249
33. Kai Mori, Iwate-ken, Ofunato-shi, Tomizawa Aza 38-1
34. Yu Mori, Iwate-ken, Ofunato-shi, Tomizawa Aza 38-1
35. Kazuhiro Mori, Iwate-ken, Ofunato-shi, Tomizawa Aza 38-1
36. Joy Sato, Miyagi-ken, Ishinomaki izumicho, sekichu ishinomaki elemementary School.
37. Jennifer Suzuki, 09039804055988-0025, Miyagi-ken, Kessenuma, Shinainuwaki, 2-41-1 Haimu Itoku 103
38. Takeshi Higuchi Shiwa
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