Japan crisis: news, information and donation links

These links relevant to the developing crisis in Japan have been curated by Jon Funabiki, journalism professor at SF State and executive director of the Renaissance Journalism Center. Please share via your social networks, and suggest additional links in the comments.

Information Resources

Google Crisis Response
Google Person Finder
Save Japan
Columbia University Journalism School “JapanQuake” information links

News Reports, Updates and Feeds

Nikkei.com earthquake news updates
New York Times satellite photographs
Scientific American article describing worst case scenario at Fukushima Power Plant

Live Video Feeds

NHK English feed
TV News Radio


Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California Northern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund
Give2Asia Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Fund
Japanese American Citizens League Japan Relief and Recovery Fund
Associated Press listing of earthquake relief funds
Japan Society Earthquake Fund
American Red Cross fund for Japan
Emebeddable, international list from Storify
CNN’s Impact Your World

Cellphone texting donation programs

text JAPAN to 50555 to donate $10 (GlobalGiving)
text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 (American Red Cross)
text MERCY to 25283 to donate $10 (Mercy Corps)
text JAPAN or TSUNAMI to 20222 to donate $10 (Save the Children)


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