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HELP JAPAN – RESOURCES WITH LINKS

This post will remain “stuck” to the top of this site for the next two weeks and will be updated as new resources are discovered by which helps to Japan may be sent.

UPDATE, 03/28/11:

Help the surviving pets and other domesticated animals in Japan — WorldVets.org

WorldVets.org also offers global opportunities to help pets and other domesticated animals who survive ongoing disasters (Haiti, Nicauragua, etc.). Explore the World Vets site for much more information.

UPDATE, 03/18/11:

Reminder – RED CROSS

Those who want to help can go to www.redcross.org and donate to Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami. People can make a $10 donation by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Gifts to the American Red Cross will support disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami throughout the Pacific.

And,

Samaritan’s Purse

Japan Relief 13953

Samaritan’s Purse is delivering emergency relief supplies, including heavy-duty plastic shelter materials, blankets, water, hygiene items, and first aid kits, to survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan’s northeastern coast. People interested in helping fill a pallet for an upcoming airlift can call (800) 528-1980.

Japan Relief 13953

UPDATE, 03/17/11

caritas.org

Japanese quake’s epicenter located near Marian apparition site
– by Catholic News Agency
March 14, 2011

The messages warned of chaos within the Church, and disasters which could afflict the world.

NIIGATA, Japan (CNA) – The epicenter of the earthquake that caused a deadly March 11 tsunami is located near the site of an apparition in which Mary warned about a worldwide disaster that could afflict humanity…

…Bishop Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi of Niigata, whose territory includes the Akita apparition site, is also the president of Caritas Japan, which will be working to assist victims of the earthquake and tsunami. The relief organization is accepting contributions to its emergency fund at caritas.org.

Heartbreaking scenes and moments in pictures as the tragedy in Japan continues to be revealed: “a final goodbye
– by Richard Shears
Last updated at 3:21 PM on 17th March 2011

FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE, LET US ALL HELP THESE PEOPLE.

UPDATE, 03/14/11

EXTENSIVE LIST of charities with contact numbers and addresses for each:

How people can help Japanese earthquake recovery
– from the Washington Examiner and The Associated Press 03/14/11 3:29 AM

“A tragedy beyond comprehension”:

Dramatic satellite images taken of Eastern Japan show the amount of devastation left behind by Friday’s powerful tsunami
– by Richard Hartley-parkinson, DailyMail
Last updated at 9:36 AM on 14th March 2011

From resources found in a Yahoo article — Yahoo links these charities to the secure donation service, NetworkForGood.org while this site has edited direct links to each charity into the following:

AMERICAN RED CROSS:

Emergency Operation Centers are opened in the affected areas and staffed by the chapters. This disaster is on a scale larger than the Japanese Red Cross can typically manage. Donations to the American Red Cross can be allocated for the International Disaster Relief Fund, which then deploys to the region to help.
Donate here — or — DIRECT LINK to Charity here.

GLOBALGIVING:

Established a fund to disburse donations to organizations providing relief and emergency services to victims of the earthquake and tsunami.
Donate here – OR – DIRECT LINK to Charity here.

SAVE THE CHILDREN:

Mobilizing to provide immediate humanitarian relief in the shape of emergency health care and provision of non-food items and shelter.
Donate here – OR – DIRECT LINK to Charity here.

SALVATION ARMY:

The Salvation Army has been in Japan since 1895 and is currently providing emergency assistance to those in need.
Donate here – OR – DIRECT LINK to Charity here.

AMERICARES:

Emergency team is on full alert, mobilizing resources and dispatching an emergency response manager to the region.
Donate here – OR – DIRECT LINK to Charity here.

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS:

Putting together relief teams, as well as supplies, and are in contact with partners in Japan and other affected countries to assess needs and coordinate our activities.
Donate here – OR – DIRECT LINK to Charity here.

Earlier post with links to extensive photo coverage:

JAPAN: 9.1 MONSTER QUAKE, MONSTROUS TIDAL WAVE AND ONGOING NUCLEAR INCIDENTS AMONG WORLD’S WORST DISASTERS


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