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Helping Japan

Disaster relief | Links to aid groups en route or already on the ground and to WORLD's continuing coverage of the disaster aftermath

In the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, aid groups from around the world are mobilizing relief efforts to help the disaster-stricken people of Japan.

Below are links to several organizations that have disaster relief teams en route or already on the ground (watch for updates to this list).

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WORLD's Japan coverage:


A grief observed | Japan's code of honor makes counting the dead and aiding the living easier and more difficult | Jamie Dean | April 8, 2011
Fukushima famine | Three-day shifts, scant meals, and a liter-and-a-half of daily water: Stress is taking its toll on workers in compromised nuclear site | Jamie Dean | March 30, 2011
Higher ground | Perhaps the best-prepared nation on earth, Japan struggles to deliver on relief to quake survivors-up to half a million displaced-and faith-based groups are finding ways to step into the gaps | Jamie Dean | March 25, 2011
Help wanted | The needs and suffering of the world don't have to leave us feeling helpless | Mindy Belz | March 25, 2011
Watch and wait | One week after Japan's massive earthquake, many victims are still looking for help | Jamie Dean | March 18, 2011
Power loss | Japan's disaster deals a huge blow to a global nuclear renaissance | Paul Glader | March 16, 2011
Slow relief | Missionaries and rescue workers face overwhelming conditions in the race to help Japan | Jamie Dean | March 15, 2011
'Overwhelming' | Japan reels under a quake, tsunami, and the threat of a nuclear disaster | Jamie Dean | March 14, 2011
Shaken Japan | Tremors and other aftershocks continue following Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami | Mindy Belz | March 12, 2011
'Ring of fire' | Rescue workers and aid groups rush to help victims of Japan's worst earthquake on record | Jamie Dean | March 11, 2011

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