LINKS ABOUT THE NORTH EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI:
has received many requests from UK and EU local government related
organisations about donations to help victims of the earthquake
and tsunami in the areas affected. The following links give
information on how to make direct donations to the prefectures and
local authorities in Tohoku who have set up accounts to receive funds.
Donations are being accepted through international money transfer using
the details from the following links below. Please contact
JLGC for any assistance if needed in organising a transfer.
We can also help with organising transfers to affected local authorities' disaster relief funds at city, towns and village level within the affected region.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
FUKUSHIMA PREFECTURE Information about Fukushima Prefecture
Information about Sendai City
IWATE PREFECTURE Information about Iwate Prefecture
MIYAGI PREFECTURE Information about Miyagi Prefecture
IBARAKI PREFECTURE Information about Ibaraki Prefecture
Other wesbites providing information on fund raising and relief activities:
ShelterBox are a UK disaster relief charity working directly with Japanese local government in the areas affected.
Donations to the Embassy of Japan in the UK
Embassy of Japan in the UK is accepting donations for relief efforts in
response to the Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake. All donations
received will be converted into yen and forwarded to the Japanese Red
Cross Society to be dispensed to assist the people in the Tohoku region
who have been affected by this disaster.
Information on events in the UK in support of victims of the earthquake and tsunami.
UK FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE JAPAN EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
and information for British nationals and their families affected by the Japan earthquake:
CURRENTLY The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all
non-essential travel to Tokyo and the North East of Japan.