Friday, March 11, 2011

Japan earthquake

Yesterday a powerful earthquake, one of the strongest in recorded history, struck off the coast of Sendai, Japan.The earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami(tidal wave) which has destroyed homes, commercial buildings, local maritime ships and boats and also vehicles in Sendai and outlying areas. The loss of life is projected to exceed ten thousand people as rescue efforts begin and all while strong aftershocks continue to plague this country. Thousands of people have seen their homes destroyed and are without power, access to water and basic sanitation. Relief organizations around the world are mobilizing their manpower and other resources in order to prepare aid for Japan. Donations can be made to various charities which have set up accounts whose donations will go towards relief efforts for this disaster. Anyone wanting to make a charitable donation of $ may do so by clicking the title of this blog, "Japan earthquake", or by clicking this link: Japan earthquake relief organizations

The link provides a list of aid and relief organizations currently receiving donations for the Japanese earthquake disaster. Anyone reading this blog post may also make a donation simply by clicking the widget on the right side of the blog page.

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