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2011 Sendai Earthquake: How To Help

President Obama released a statement earlier announcing that “[t]he United States stands ready to help the Japanese people in this time of great trial.” Below is a list of charities and relief organizations you can donate to in order to help bring aid to those affected by the worst earthquake in Japanese history.

  • The American Red Cross has set up a special designation for disaster relief efforts in Japan. To donate, click here, or text REDCROSS to 90999 to instantly donate $10.
  • International Medical Corps says it is putting together relief teams and supplies to aid Japan “and other affected countries.” Donate here.
  • GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.
  • World Vision’s Disaster Response Fund.
  • Click here to donate to AmeriCares’ emergency relief response.
  • Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund.
  • Reminder: Google’s Crisis Response Center / Person Finder.