Friday, 11 March 2011

How to Help Japan: Earthquake & Tsunami Relief


As some of you may know, on March 11, 2011, a huge 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread destruction.

Our hearts go out to those in Japan, and while some of us are not necessarily able to actively work as relief aids, read more to learn how you can help.

The US

The Red Cross - visit their webpage or text: REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10.00 from your phone

Canada

The Red Cross - visit their webpage to donate, or call toll-free 1-800-418-1111 to donate or text REDCROSS to 30333 to donate CA$10.00

The Christian Reformed World Relief Committee - visit their webpage to donate or call toll-free 1-800-730-3490

Plan International Canada - visit their webpage for more information

Other Countries...

Save the Children - visit their webpage for more information

Global-Giving.org - visit their webpage for more information, Retweet from that page to get the word out

Internationalmedicalcorps.org - The organization has put together a team to help with the devastation. Visit their webpage to see how you can help

World Vision - Has mobilized staff to respond to the Earthquake, please check out their website to see how you can help

UNICEF

Médicins Sans Frontières - has already sent teams to help in the worst-hit ares

For any who have loved ones who may have been affected by the tsunami, Google has stepped up to help: they've launched the Person Finder to help connect people that may have been displaced due to the disaster and have set up an alert on their front page.

Please please please leave a comment below, and let me know any other ways that people can help and contribute that I've maybe missed and I will update this list ASAP.

Every little bit counts!

-Ann-Margaret of xNTA Productions

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4 Comments:

At 11 March 2011 at 12:01 , Blogger Jane Alisa said...

Great post! It is so important we help out. xoxo

 
At 11 March 2011 at 12:22 , Anonymous salah said...

what about other countries ?! Japan very rich country also very sophisticated but other country they are in civil war now now one ask to help them.

 
At 11 March 2011 at 23:55 , Blogger Alex said...

Thank you so much for this post :) So helpful!
xxx

 
At 15 March 2011 at 23:27 , Blogger kristen_runkle said...

Love this post! It's nice to see someone taking the time to help those in need right now.

 

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