Relief Money in Response to the Earthquake
Centered in the Kumamoto Region of Kumamoto Prefecture 2016



 Following the Earthquake Centered in the Kumamoto Region of Kumamoto Prefecture 2016, the Government of Japan decided to accept relief money from foreign governments, foreign individuals, companies and Japanese residents abroad, in the following manner:


 1 Information regarding Account of Embassy of Japan in Croatia for Relief Money

 (1) Embassy of Japan has opened the following account to accept relief money.

 (note) The relief money received by the Embassy of Japan will be sent to the account of the Government of Japan later. If you wish to send your donations to the Japanese Red Cross Society, please contact the Embassy of Japan. The donations sent from the Embassy of Japan to the Japanese Red Cross Society will be used as “Gien-kin(donations)” (please see 2 a) below for more details).

 【Account information】

Address: Radnička cesta 50, 1000 Zagreb, CROATIA
IBAN: HR69 2340 0091 1700 1444 2


 (Please take note that each payment transaction should specify payer’s and payee’s full name and address, IBAN, bank name, bank address and SWIFT CODE.)


 (2) If you wish to obtain a receipt, please send an email to( contains the following:

  1. Subject: Request for Receipt

  2. Your name

  3. The amount of the relief money

  4. The date when the relief money was donated

  5. The name of the bank from which the relief money was transferred


 2 Japanese Red Cross Society Account Information

 Acceptance period for "relief funds" has been completed on 15 June 2016.

 Also, acceptance of "donations" through Embassy of Japan has been completed on 30 June 2016.


 3 Relief Money Acceptance Account by Local Governments of the Affected Area

 Local governments of the affected area have also opened accounts to accept donations. Please check websites of each local governments for more information. If you wish to see the information of the account opened by Kumamoto Prefecture, which is one of the most severely affected areas, please check the following document.

 ○ Call for 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Donations (English)