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In precisely over every week, a bunch of unpaid specialist and citizen reporters who met on Twitter created a booklet to elevate cash for jap purple move earthquake and tsunami aid efforts. as well as essays, paintings and images submitted by means of humans all over the world, together with those who persisted the catastrophe and reporters who lined it, 2:46: Aftershocks: tales from the Japan Earthquake incorporates a piece by way of Yoko Ono, and paintings created particularly for the e-book via authors William Gibson, Barry Eisler and Jake Adelstein. “The basic goal,” says the book's editor, a British resident of Japan, “is to list the instant, and in doing so elevate funds for the japanese crimson move Society to aid the hundreds of thousands of homeless, hungry and chilly survivors of the earthquake and tsunami. the most important frustration for lots of people was once being not able to aid those sufferers. I don’t have any scientific abilities, and I’m now not a helicopter pilot, yet i will edit. a couple of tweets pulled jointly approximately every little thing – all of the individuals, all of the services – and in exactly over per week we had created a booklet together with tales from an 80-year-old grandfather in Sendai, a pair in Canada ready to listen to if their family have been ok, and a eastern relations who left their domestic, telling their younger son they may by no means be ready to return." a hundred percent of the fee you pay (net of VAT, revenues and different taxes) is going to the japanese pink go Society to help the sufferers of the March eleven earthquake and tsunami. if you want to donate extra, please stopover at the japanese pink pass Society site, the place you could donate both through Paypal or financial institution move (watch out for the charges, though!) or the yank crimson pass Society, which accepts donations directed to its Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund (but in simple terms accepts donations made with U.S.-issued credits cards). and naturally, in case you just like the publication, please inform your folks, and inform them to provide generously besides! thanks! Japan quite does enjoy your aid!

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From NHK and BBC news, I posted Facebook and Twitter updates for the people in Fukushima about the status of gasoline, trains, roads, and the weather. I also posted reactor conditions and articles about the situation, keeping things objective and avoiding the doom-and-gloom of major news outlets. It was incredible to watch how current and former residents of Fukushima helped each other get the information they needed. By now, some friends have left Fukushima and some are still nearby volunteering and helping.

We piled into the van. The sound of sirens filled the air, and the firetrucks and ambulances were rushing madly about. At the school our sons were huddled in the van of another baseball mom. They charged out once they saw us, clearly high on an adrenaline rush of their own. But the school looked different. The principal was out on the grounds and teams of teachers are rushing about checking for damage. The yard was strangely bereft of students—usually some are playing after school. I sensed the principal wanted to talk to me, but there's a language barrier so we just looked at each other.

Wesley Cheek Kyoto Changed The Tohoku Earthquake didn't affect me physically, but it changed the way I perceive mass media forever. Florian Osaka Close I am an American-Hungarian living in Japan, married to a Japanese man. I'm from Los Angeles, so earthquakes were usually not a big deal to me. But now, I will never be so flippant about them again. On Friday, March 11, 2:40-something in the afternoon, I was at home in my apartment in Utsunomiya, Tochigi prefecture (north of Tokyo, south of Sendai).

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