The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has added more language versions to the family-links website. Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish versions are now available in addition to English and Japanese versions of (www.familylinks.icrc.org). People in Japan and other parts of the world can register to inform their family and friends that they are safe and provide their current contact details, while those looking for people can check the list for information. They can also register the names of missing family members and friends.
Mark Mackinnon, Canada's Globe and Mail's corro who is in Sendai, reports that bodies are still being dug out of the rubble at Sendai airport and aftershocks have been going on throughout the day.
The Chinese government will offer emergency humanitarian aid worth of 30 million yuan to the Japanese government for their relief efforts. The first batch of materials will be sent from Shanghai to Japan this afternoon. - ReliefWeb
Save the Children has sent emergency response teams to assess the needs of children and their families in the worst affected tsunami areas between Miyagi Prefecature and Tokyo. Stephen McDonald, Save the Children's team leader in Japan said evacuations centers are being established in the area and along the tsunami-affected coast to accommodate people, and it will be important that children's needs are met while parents register for help and assistance from authorities.