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Posted on: March 14, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Donate to Help Earthquake, Tsunami Victims

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In response to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development, has deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team.

In response to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development, has deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team that includes disaster response experts, nuclear experts, as well as urban search and rescue teams from Fairfax County and the Los Angeles County Fire Departments. These teams include 144 personnel, 12 canines trained to detect live victims and 45 tons of equipment.

"The United States stands ready to help the Japanese people in this time of great trial. The friendship and alliance between our two nations is unshakable, and only strengthens our resolve to stand with the people of Japan as they overcome this tragedy." -President Barack Obama

If you wish to donate, please visit the USAID website to see a list of active organizations in Japan that are accepting donations for earthquake and tsunami relief.

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