Friday, March 11, 2011

8.9-magnitude Quake in Japan Triggers Devastating Japan Tsunami

Our prayers go out to the Japanese people.. What a horrible, horrible tragedy.  Our hearts go out to you.

So far, reports are of over 3,000 dead..  updated reports and more ways to help will be coming. 

Ways you can help now:

They have relief stations located across the country that will assist with citizen evacuation and medical needs.

From the Red Cross:Inquiries concerning U.S. citizens living or traveling in Japan should be referred to the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 1-888-407-4747 or 202 647-5225.

The Hawaii Red Cross is tweeting national announcements from Japan and instructions on how to find U.S. citizens in in the area. You can also use the hashtag #hitsunami to request help or keep others informed on how to help.