Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan 

Japan 2011 Earthquake/Tsunami - United States Government Information  

• Contact Information for Missing Relatives and Friends -Japan 2011 Earthquake Family Links Network-International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

• United States Department of State and Heath and Human Services (HHS) - HHS Response to 2011 Earthquake/Tsunami Disaster

• Finding American Citizens in Japan:

The U.S. Departments of State and Health and Human Services are helping to locate or provide information about American citizens in Japan.

To get information about American citizens in Japan, call:

  • 888-407-4747 from the U.S. or Canada.
  • 202-501-4444 from other parts of the world

You can also email the State Department:

• Information on Earthquakes:

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquakes
        • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
                      - What to do before an earthquake
                      - What to do during an earthquake
                      - What to do after an earthquake

• Information on Tsunamis

U.S. Geological Survey - Life of a Tsunami
        • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - TSUNAMI

• Information on Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Power

International Atomic Energy Agency
        • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
        • Nuclear Energy in California
        • California Department of Public Health - FAQ's About Radiation

• Books and Information at the Library

The Unthinkable: who survives when disaster strikes and why // Amanda Ripley

Just in case: How to be self-sufficient when the unexpected happens // Kathy Harrison  
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