Japan earthquakes: How you can help

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  • Nearly 250,000 have left their homes for shelters in Japan's Kyushu region
  • More than 40 people have died in two earthquakes

(CNN)Rescuers are desperately searching for dozens of people trapped or buried alive in southern Japan's second deadly earthquake in two days.

Nearly 250,000 have had to leave their homes to stay in shelters in the region of Kyushu due to lack of water, electricity and building damage.
    Here are some ways you can help:
    International Medical Corps has deployed members of its emergency response team to support Japan's efforts. The group is providing temporary toilets and basic hygienic supplies.
    The crowdfunding organization Global Giving has also set up an earthquake relief fund for Kumamoto, Japan.
    Save the Children U.S. has a children's emergency fund for the victims of the disaster.
    The death toll has risen above 40 people in both earthquakes.