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					Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Information: Updated March 24, 2011

Visit USA.gov's new page, Japan 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami -- U.S. Government
Information. This page includes

      Information about donations and relief efforts

      Updates on air quality and food safety in the United States

      Information about Potassium Iodide (KI)

      Monitoring of food, mail, and cargo from Japan

      Information about evacuations for Americans in Japan

      Advisories on travel to Japan

      Disaster preparedness resources

CDC Radiation Emergencies Page: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/radiation/

Google’s Japan Crisis Response Page and Person Finder:
http://www.google.com/crisisresponse/japanquake2011.html
This page includes:

      Donate to Japanese Red Cross Society

      Disaster message boards

      Shelter information

      Share or View Shelter Resident Lists (photos) through Picasa

      Blackout information (Japanese language)

      Transportation Status (Japanese language)

      Real-time news and Twitter feeds

Locating people in Japan: See above for Google’s Japan disaster Person Finder. For
inquiries about relatives living in and who have citizenship in Japan, Red Cross urges
you to contact them by telephone, monitor their social networking profiles or contact
other family members who live nearby. Telephone, Internet and other communication
lines are often disrupted in times of disaster. People trying to locate U.S. citizens living
or traveling in Japan should contact the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas
Citizens Services, at 1-888-407-4747 or 202-647-5225, or email to
JapanEmergencyUSC@state.gov. U.S. Department of State website:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/emergencies/emergencies_1212.html
Japanese Embassy: http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/english/html/index.html

Japanese Red Cross Society: www.jrc.or.jp/english/index.html

Instructions for US Citizens in Japan from the US Embassy:

Carry your travel documents at all times or secure them in a safe, waterproof location.
Contact friends and family in the US with updates about your whereabouts. Monitor the
Embassy's website or call 1-888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444. Consult the Country
Specific Information Sheet available on the Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, American Citizen Services, 1-10-5 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
107-8420; Tel: 03-3224-5174; After Hours: 03-3224-5000; Fax: 03-3224-5856

				
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