Japanese Disaster

This footage is terrifying and illustrates the deadly speed with which the tsunami destroyed towns and cities in Japan.  The internet is full of way to help but here are a few from cbc.ca that can be used by Canadians:
Humanitarian Coalition
Under the banner of the Humanitarian Coalition, four aid agencies —CARE CanadaOxfam CanadaOxfam-Québec and Save the Children Canada — have joined together to raise funds for Japan relief operations.
Phone: 1-800-464-9154
Website: www.together.ca
Canadian Red Cross
The Canadian Red Cross is also encouraging Canadians to support relief, evacuation and emergency response efforts with donations to its Japan Earthquake/Asia-Pacific Tsunami fund. Wireless users can text ASIA to 30333 to donate $5 to relief efforts.
Phone: 1-800-418-1111
Website: www.redcross.ca
Doctors Without Borders
Medical and logistics teams from Doctors Without Borders were racing to the worst-hit areas in Japan's Iwate and Miyagi prefectures by helicopter, as roads are blocked by flooding. The organization relies mainly on donations to support field operations for medical assistance.
Phone: 1-800-982-7903
Website: www.msf.ca
Federal government
Canadians can also find out how to provide assistance to Japan through the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade website, where there is a list of experienced humanitarian organizations. 

1 comment:

  1. It hurts to watch that. But, it helps to put things into perspective. I am so sad for all of them...


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