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  • Foreign gov’ts check on nationals in Japan following quake (updated)
    March 14th, 2011By Category: Uncategorized
    Foreign governments are trying to gather information on their nationals in Japan by dispatching embassy staff to northeastern Japan in the wake of Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami while foreign firms are trying to get in touch with their employees, officials involved said Sunday. A human resource company in China’s Shandong Province said it has not been able to get in touch with about 40 Chinese trainees working in severely hit Ofun ... » Continue Reading
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  • Japan Earthquake – Monday Updates (2221)
    March 14th, 2011By Category: Uncategorized
    We are scanning the Japanese and English language web for updates that we feel to be the most trustworthy and relevant. When we are confident that the info is correct, it will be updated here. Things may change according to ongoing events. If you have any additional information, feel free to add it in the comments or mail Final update for today. This is the final update for today.  Tomorrow we will be back and bringing ... » Continue Reading
  • Before & After Images Of Japan Earthquake
    March 14th, 2011By Category: Uncategorized
    Google has recently uploaded satellite imagery that captures some of what happened when the 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan. You will need to either visit a Picasa web page or to have Google Earth ability on your PC (either with the downloadable application or a Google maps plugin). In addition, Google has a `crisis response` page in operation. Use this to track news, access emergency resources and information updates.  Perso ... » Continue Reading