Ways to Help Japan

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We woke up this morning to devastating images from Japan. As many of you know Japan was hit by an 8.9 earthquake that generated a major tsunami. Part of the country is devastated and the death toll is rising as I type these words.  Our hearts and thoughts are with the people of Japan right now.

Fandom Fights Tsunami has started a site for Fanfic authors and readers from ALL fandoms (Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Twilight, etc…) If you’re an author or read FF go to their site. With proof of a 5$ donation to the Red Cross you will get a compilation of stories from a multitude of authors. You can visit their site here and follow them on twitter here.

Below you’ll find information on how you can help or links that will help you to try to find loved ones that are missing.

We will keep updating this post as we get more information in.

**Please be careful who you donate to. Scams usually pop up during times like these, the links below are safe**

See the rest after the jump!

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Donation Links:

To donate to the American Red Cross click here

To donate to the Canadian Red Cross click here

To donate to the British Red Cross click here

To donate to the German Red Cross click here

To donate to AmeriCares click here

To donate to the  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) click here

To donate to Save the Children click here

To donate to Doctors Without Borders click here

To donate to Convoy of Hope click here

To Donate to ShelterBox click here

To donate to the International Medical Corps click here

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To donate via text message to the Red Cross

Canada: Text the word ASIA to 30333 to donate $5 to Canadian Red Cross

United States: Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross

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People finder

If you’re looking for people in Japan Google has developed an app you can use. Click here to get to the site.

Canadians with relatives in Japan are being asked to call (613) 943-1055 or 1-800-387-3124 for updates.

For Americans looking for loved ones in Japan click here.

For Germans looking for loved ones in Japan click here.

The US Department of State is urging all American citizens in Japan to contact their families via telephone or social medias (Twitter, Facebook or e-mail) as soon as they can. They can also e-mail JapanEmergencyUSC@state.gov

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Posted March 11, 2011 by justfp in Robert Pattinson

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