InterAction Members Support Japan Response
On Friday, March 11 an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated parts of northern Japan. Reports indicate that over 10,000 people have lost their lives. Millions of people have been affected by the disaster.
Japan has a highly developed disaster response system and the Japanese Red Cross has over two million registered volunteers. InterAction member organizations are deploying response teams and have strong partnerships with civil society groups in Japan who are responding.
Related Tools & Resources
Programs & resources to learn more & generate discussion about the earthquakes & tsunami in Japan.
CNN Student News coverage of the 2011 Japan Earthquake
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