Tsunami warnings have been issued across much of the Pacific -- from Australia to Hawaii and the US West Coast. Coastal areas of Hawaii were evacuated Friday morning and airports in Maui, Kauai and the Big Island were shut down Friday as a precaution.
The Foreign Office has issued a warning for Japan and areas of Asia Pacific and the Americas. There is a helpline, or those seeking assistance can email email@example.com. Travellers with upcoming trips to Japan should contact their travel provider for details and updates.
There is a a Web tool from Google to help locate missing people in Japan.