Friday, April 08, 2011
CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-INTERVIEW-Japan Red Cross struggling to hand out record donations | Energy & Oil | Reuters
CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-INTERVIEW-Japan Red Cross struggling to hand out record donations | Energy & Oil | Reuters: "OKYO, April 7 (Reuters) - The Japanese Red Cross has almost $1.3 billion in donations from the public in the month after Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, the most it has been given for any relief campaign, but the charity is struggling to get the cash to the neediest."
No further international assistance needed, says Japanese officials - Philadelphia charity | Examiner.com
No further international assistance needed, says Japanese officials - Philadelphia charity | Examiner.com: "With the exception of a few special areas, the Japanese government determined international emergency assistance is no longer needed. The nation entered the recovery phase in the quadruple plight caused by an earthquake and tsunami that grew worse with nuclear power plant failures and freezing temperatures."
Saipan Tribune: "The American Red Cross NMI Chapter has pledged to donate up to 10 percent of the proceeds from the 25th Annual Red Cross Walkathon this Saturday to aid relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami devastation in Japan."
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
With tech power in hand, Google's crisis response team gears up - International Business Times: "Apart from launching a Person-Finder within minutes after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11, Google has raised a donation of $250,000 so far."
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
EU pledges further 14 million dollars in post-quake aid to Japan - Monsters and Critics: "Brussels - The European Union's executive on Monday pledged an additional aid of 10 million euros (14 million dollars) to help Japan recover from the effects of last month's devastating earthquake and tsunami."
Monday, April 04, 2011
The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Understanding Japan’s Needs after Earthquake and Tsunami: "March 26, 2011; Source: The Lancet | The earthquake that devastated Haiti last year and the earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Sumatra and the nations bordering the Indian Ocean in 2004 caused unbelievable death and destruction, but the problems facing Japan – and the NGOs trying to respond with help – are very different."