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Notice: Japan Adoptions: Status of Adopting Orphans from Japan During Crisis

The process for intercountry adoption from Japan has not changed as a result of the recent Earthquake. American citizens wishing to adopt from Japan can learn more about this process on the Japan country information page of the State Department website The Department of State understands and appreciates the desire of American Citizens to offer their help during this crisis in Japan. If you are interested in more information on what private citizens can do to offer assistance in the disaster relief effort, please see the U.S. Agency for International Development website at