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~~~~~~~~~Thoughts and prayers are with the Japanese people as the strongest-ever earthquake to hit Japan triggered a tsunami that moved across the Pacific Ocean. Early reports from the Associated Press indicate that at least 300 people have already died. Here is an excellent overview of early responses from large international-aid charities, grant makers, and other groups. Click here for a link to the overview and ways you can help.
Twitter is all abuzz with tweets about Japan and prayers and help for the country. I found a helpful tweet about how to follow the disaster on twitter in real time. Click here.
|Map credit: Zimbio|
|Kigen receiving IV treatment.|
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