Tasukeai Japan, the disaster relief information portal, has now set up an English language site http://english.tasukeaijapan.jp/ Lots of volunteering updates and links to important sources of information.
Website http://www.bricks-corp.com/index.html English/Chinese/Korean/Portuguese/Spanish [FREE] Over-the-phone Translation Service Available TEL: 05058147230->9am-6pm(all 5 languages)/6pm-9am(English/Chinese/Korean) Bricks Corp. Inc. *For non-Japanese speakers when a Japanese speaker next to them. 英语/中文/韩语/葡萄牙语/西班牙语 我们开始提供灾难免费电话翻译服务。 05058147230->9:00-18:00/全语言 18:00-9:00/英中韓対応 株式会社 BRICKS ※请把电话转给您身边的日本人，我们会为您翻译。 영·중·한·폴·스페 재해 무료 전화 통역 서비스를 개시했습니다 05058147230->9: 00-18: 00/전언어18:00-9: 00/영중한 대응 (주) 브릭스 ※일본인이 곁에 있는 상태에서 전화 전달로 통화하는 전화 통역… Continue reading Bricks Corporation – Over-the-phone translation service
From Kyodo News http://english.kyodonews.jp/news/2011/03/80492.html TOKYO, March 23, Kyodo Three local FM radio stations in the northeastern Japan city of Sendai are offering a multilingual program to provide disaster-related information for foreign residents in the city, which was hit by the March 11 catastrophic quake, an association for foreign residents said Wednesday. The… Continue reading Sendai – Multilingual radio information broadcasts
Latest updates on relief efforts from various agencies (UN, governmental, voluntary, NGO and so on) Relief Web : Japan : Earthquake and Tsunami – Mar 2011 http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&rc=3&emid=EQ-2011-000028-JPN
facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TasukeaiJapan#!/TasukeaiJapan?sk=info Website http://tasukeaijapan.jp/ *Update (25/04/11) – English page now available here: http://english.tasukeaijapan.jp/ Twitter @Tasukeaijp http://tasukeaijapan.jp/ Quote from facebook page: Aims: To save as many lives as possible. To build the foundations of recovery. Working together with the Cabinet Secretariat’s Volunteers Coordination Office to receive local information, “Tasukeai Japan” is a project which supports… Continue reading Disaster Relief Information Portal 助けあいジャパン
Quoted text: Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the joint statement issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), on the continued safety of air transport operations in… Continue reading IATA – No Restrictions On Air Travel to Japan
Fairly comprehensive video archive of Japanese Government press conferences and speeches. All in Japanese, with signing and optional Japanese text subtitles. http://nettv.gov-online.go.jp/prg/prg4570.html?c=00