On Friday, March. 11th, an 8.9 earthquake hit Japan (epicenter off the coast of Sendai) and triggered a tsunami. After the chaos abated, the videos, pictures and figures illustrate the destruction that hit Japan.
- 10,000 feared dead
- 1,596 Confirmed death toll
- 12,000 Rescued so far
- 590,000 Evacuated from their homes since the earthquake struck
- 215,000 People sheltering in makeshift rescue centers in the worst hit
- 1.4 million without water
The Red Cross has two ways for you to help. One is to click the link below and select "Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami":
The second is to simply text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to help relief efforts.