The Japan Association of Translators would like to express our heartfelt
condolences to the families of those who perished in the Noto Peninsula
Earthquake, which occurred on New Year’s Day, as well as to the families
of the five members of the Japan Coast Guard who died the following day
in the plane crash at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, while responding to the
Our hearts also go out to all individuals and communities
otherwise affected by the disaster—whether through injury, damage to
housing or loss of livelihood.