Friday, March 11, 2011

Ways To Help Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Japan



Great List Below



In the early stages of a huge disaster of this kind, we want to help those in need as soon as possible. 
Below are several great ways to help the earthquake and tsunami victims.
I will update this list frequently so check back. Find the right place for you to help.



International Red Cross
Click here to read about their efforts
The Japanese Red Cross Society has extraordinary disaster response capabilities, and has mobilized eleven teams to heavily-damaged communities to provide assessments and first aid and prepare to supply emotional support and relief. The American Red Cross is in communication through its global partners with the Pacific nations that sustained the most damage, and stands ready to provide assistance as needed.


American Red Cross
FACEBOOK- The American Red Cross is raising funds on Facebook "CAUSES", a site used by people on Facebook where you can donate.  Click here to donate on this FB page.
To learn about "Causes" click here. It is very interesting.
TEXT- you can also text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.
ONLINE Click here to donate online to Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami


Shelter Box
A Shelter Box response team is mobilizing to provide temporary shelter.
Click here to read about their response to Japan.
What does this organization provide?
They respond immediately to disaster by delivering boxes of aid to those most in need. Each box supplies an extended family of 10 people with a tent and essential equipment to use while the are displaced or homeless.
There will be thousands or more such victims in Japan.
ONLINE Click here to DONATE.


Convoy of Hope
This Christian charity based in Springfield, Mo had a disaster response team working through the night. They have a team member in Hawaii and have establish connections with their in-country partners. Click here to read about their efforts.
ONLINE click here to donate
TEXT TSUNAMI to 50555 to donate $10 to their disaster response efforts.


Doctors without Borders 
Send two 3-person teams attempting to access the worst-hit areas. More medical and logistical staff in Japan are on standby to respond after the assessment
ONLINE Click here to Donate


Operation Blessing International
Mobilizing its Philippine staff and partnering with IsraAID to help in the coming days.
ONLINE- click here to donate


World Vision
Has staff in Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon islands ready to mobilize. World Visions Global Rapid Response Team is on standby to deploy
ONLINE- click here to donate


Save the Children
They have operated in Japan for 25 years.
ONLINE- click here to donate


Network for Good
Fantastic website - One stop shop so to speak-online giving and volunteering organization making it easy to donate to almost any charity with a few clicks of the mouse.
They have created a special page for all organizations responding to the Japan and Tsunami crisis. 
Make a donation here and they spread your donation across all the charities listed on the page to help in this disaster.

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