Emergency HR Guidance & Alert Information
** IMPORTANT UPDATE**     - The Japan 2011 Event has concluded - This page is maintained for ARCHIVAL PURPOSES - The Japan 2011 Event has concluded.

Japan Travel News Flash

  • Transportation will be provided for up to 12 months following the departure.
  • Safe Haven Allowance expire 10 days after USD notification.
  • EFMS OF Civilian employees personnel will not return if member within 30 days of PCS.
  • EFMs with dependent children in school can be extended to the last day of the school.
  • The Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) will be available to support after hours questions via the Travel Assistance Center (TAC). The TAC provides support to travelers before, during and after travel and is prepared to support this operation. The TAC can be reached at 1-888-Help1-Go (1-888-435-7146) or 1-809-463-3376. If you are calling from overseas, you can now directly dial the TAC at 1-888-Help1Go from any DSN line. Japan Post Differential Corrections Will Be Published April 10
  • 10% Post (Hardship) Differential for Tokyo - See Memo/Message Section
  • New Fund Cite Information - See ALARACT 116/2011 - Memo/Message Section
  • The use of other than city-pair airfares under certain conditions has been granted to enable the family members departing voluntarily from Japan to be provided timely onward air routing.
  • Travel arrangements in response to a voluntary authorized departure of family members cannot be made in the Defense Travel System (DTS).
  • The use of a government travel credit card to cover expenses during a voluntary authorized departure of family members is not authorized.

Information and Resources for Army Civilians
for the Ongoing Situation in Japan

Messages, Memorandums and Related Policy Documents

Frequently Asked Questions

Non Appropriated Fund Employees

Disaster Response Guidance & Information

Evacuation/Emergency Travel related Documents

  • Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) Note: Once the document opens, please go to Chapter 6, part A for Evacuation Travel Information

Funding/Financial Related Policy Documents

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