International Student Services (ISS) NEWS

Edmonds Community College

Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan March 11, 2011

Filed under: International Student Services (ISS) — ISS @ 2:40 pm

INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS FROM THE CONSULATE-GENERAL OF JAPAN:

If students (or others) are having problems reaching family or friends in Japan or have questions, they can go to the Japanese section of the Consulate-General of Japan website at the link below:

http://www.seattle.us.emb-japan.go.jp/japanese/index_j.htm

To reach family/friends through a special emergency messaging system created by Japanese cell phone companies and other details:

http://www.seattle.us.emb-japan.go.jp/japanese/safety/2011/110311tsunami.htm

Students can also call the main phone line (206-682-9107) and speak with a Consulate representative.

INFORMATION FROM PHONE COMPANIES ABOUT *FREE*  CALLING AND TEXTING TO JAPAN:

Verizon Wireless and AT&T are offering FREE calling and texting from the US to Japan for family and friends to contact loved ones. For details:

ISS sends out positive thoughts for Japan. We are thinking of you all. Students, ISS is here for you if you need support.

Ways to Donate to Japan:

  • You may give a donation at the Cashier’s Office in Lynnwood Hall.  Money will be sent to the American Red Cross to help Japan earthquake and tsunami victims.

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