Friday, 18 March 2011

Japan Earthquake: Photos & Donations

Earthquake Damage:
Following on from Tuesday's post about the multi-hazard nature of the disaster in Japan, The Telegraph website have an array of pictures from last weeks devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. They capture the power of the earthquake, the destruction of the waves that caused the widespread damage, and other hazards (fire, nuclear etc) triggered by the event. 

The BBC News continue to cover the disaster, and have a set of photographs highlighting the humanitarian challenge. You can read more about the struggle to help survivors here - as weather conditions, and infrastructure damage hinder the response.  

Emergency response teams are working hard to help survivors - providing blankets, food and clean water. Appeals are being run by World Vision and the Red Cross, amongst others, clink on the link to read more and make a donation.