Japan Church, CWR Evaluating Relief Responses

Post a Comment » Written on March 11th, 2011     
Filed under: Disaster Relief
CHICAGO, IL (March 11, 2011) – The leadership of the Japan Covenant Church is considering how to respond to the needs of people following the largest recorded earthquake in the country’s history and massive tsunami that have killed hundreds, Covenant World Relief Director Dave Husby said this morning.

“We are waiting to hear from them about whatever disaster assistance they might need,” Husby said. In the meantime, CWR will accept donations if people want to contribute. To donate to CWR’s special Japan relief fund, click here.

The death toll in just one area has reached 300 people and the number of dead across the country is expected to increase, especially in the northern areas. “There is a lot we don’t know yet because people haven’t been able to get through to most areas yet,” Husby said. Read more…

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