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Powerful Earthquake Rocks Northern Japan

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American Red Cross
March 11, 2011, 12:34pm
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American Red Cross on Stand-by to Assist with Tsunami in Japan

The local Hokkaido Chapter of the Japanese Red Cross Society responded immediately following the earthquake, coordinating relief. Because Japan lies in one of the most earthquake active regions of the world, its Red Cross Society has experience responding to natural disasters and a well-organized disaster response plan with hundreds of response teams throughout the country.

The American Red Cross is closely monitoring developments and our International Disaster Response Unit is in contact with the Japanese Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva. Although no international assistance has been requested by the Japanese Red Cross, the American Red Cross is ready to provide support and our International Response Team members are on call.

At this time the American Red Cross Safe and Well website is available for people to attempt to locate loved ones. The NEW Safe and Well website address is <> . (update from the old URL site:

Several other resources are available: Inquiries concerning U.S. citizens living or traveling in Japan should be referred to the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 1-888-407-4747 or 202 647-5225.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization -- not a government agency -- and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit

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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
March 14, 2011 5:49pm
The San Antonio Chapter of the American Red Cross issued the following update at 5:41 CDT: SAN ANTONIO, TX, Monday, March 14, 2011 -- The American Red Cross is working with the Japanese Red Cross to assess their needs and see ... More ›

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
March 11, 2011 5:38pm
The San Antonio Chapter of the American Red Cross issued the following update at 5:30 p.m. CST: The American Red Cross stands ready and willing to assist following a magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunami ... More ›

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