Mar 18 2011

Earthquake & Tsunami Resources

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This page includes links to resources related to the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. For information on the nuclear reactor situation and radiation levels, check the Nuclear Crisis Resources page.

Support @ UBC
UBC Bulletins

Support – Local
Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver
Canadian Red Cross

Support – Within Japan
(Japan Civil Network for Disaster Relief in East Japan, in Japanese)

People Finders
Google People Finder 消息情報 (multilingual)
Google Crisis Resources (multilingual)
消息情報チャネル (Japanese)
Images of Name Lists (at shelters, etc.) (Japanese)

Discussions – @ UBC
Japan’s Triple Disaster: Understanding and Responding (webcast)
“An Open Forum Discussion” with panelists from the Institute of Asian Research, the Departments of Geography and Asian Studies, and TRIUMF.

Former Canadian Ambassador to Japan on the Crisis (Video Interview)
In an exclusive interview, Joseph Caron discusses the crisis in Japan.

UBC Japanese Geography Expert (Video Interview)
Dr. David Edgington, compares the earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, 2011, dubbed the “Sendai Regional Earthquake,” with the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995.

Japan One Month after the Earthquake (Video Interview with David Edgington)

UBC Japanese Emergency Support Team Meetings 災害後ミーティング
Informal and supportive meetings held in Japanese and facilitated by Japanese-speaking professional counsellors and counsellors-in-training at UBC.

After the Quake: Japan Researchers Discuss Japan’s Current Catastrophe and Considerations for Canada

Discussions – online
JP Quake
An online forum looking at erroneous reporting related to the disaster.

HLWiki Canada
Library Guide (UMass Amherst)

Scholarly Articles
Tohoku Geographical Association 東北地理学会 articles Japanese | English

News Articles & Sites
Japanese language
Asahi Shinbun 朝日新聞
FNN News
Mainichi Shinbun 毎日新聞
NHK News
Nikkei 日本経済新聞 (earthquake special report)
TBS News
Yomiuri Shinbun 読売新聞

English language
BBC News
CBC News
The Japan Times
Live Blog: Japan Earthquake (Al Jazeera)
New York Times (Status of the Nuclear Reactors)
NHK World

“Destroyed by nature, saved by nature: my home in earthquake-ravaged Japan” (The Vancouver Observer)
“UBC prof living in Japan recounts “nerve-wracking” day of earthquake and tsunami” (The Georgia Straight)
“UBC students evacuated out of Japan” (The Ubyssey)

Video Footage
Japanese Language
Asahi Shinbun Video 朝日新聞

English Language
The Telegraph

Boston Globe
CBC News
Mainichi Shinbun (English)
Mainichi Shinbun 毎日新聞 (Japanese)
New York Times (Satellite Photos)
Quake Map

Newspaper Databases (accessible to UBC faculty and students)
Kikuzo (full text of Japanese-language Asahi Shinbun articles)
Factiva (includes several Japanese-language papers, including Yomiuri and Mainichi)

TV Coverage
NHK World will be available for free through Shaw Cable (514) and Telus TV (540) until March 30.

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