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Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan: Stay Informed

by Emily Rogers on March 20, 2011 in Government Documents, Odum Library, Reference

Following an event of the magnitude of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, U.S. government agencies, as well as nongovernmental organizations, work to provide accurate, up-to-date information. 

The latest information on the crisis in Japan is available through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs Travel.state.gov site.

The website of the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo serves as a clearinghouse of links to information from various organizations.

Scientific details about the March 11 earthquake are available from the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Emergency Preparedness and Response website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides recent information on responses to earthquakes, tsunamis, and radiation monitoring. 

If you wish to help, a list of links to organizations including the American Red Cross and religious and other charitable relief agencies is available from InterAction, an alliance of U.S.-based nongovernmental organizations.

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