Within the last 72 hours, Japan has undergone three substantial attacks: an earthquake, a tsunami, and three nuclear explosions.

The disasters began on March 11, 2011(JST), with a massive 8.9/9.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific Ocean near Northeastern Japan around 2:46 pm. The substantial quake triggered the tsunami and later led to explosions of nuclear plants. Because of this disaster, half a million Japanese families were forced out of their homes.

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To help Japan, you can text 90999 to American Red Cross and donate $10. You can also give by calling 1-800-Red Cross or go to and donate online. 

According to Gail McGovern, CEO of the American Red Cross, Ninety-one cents of each dollar will go to Japan.

Other Ways to HELP JAPAN

Save the Children: You can donate at the agency’s website: agency’s been operating in Japan for 25 years.

The Salvation Army accepts donations via text message; text JAPAN or QUAKE to 80888 to make a $10 donation. is providing emergency services to ground organizations in the Japan area. You can donate by texting JAPAN to 50555 to give $10. You can also donate by visiting their website and clicking on “Donate Online Here.”









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