There’s been no shortage of tragedies in the short history of the 21st century to date, although the disaster in Japan surely rivals the worst of the worst. In this century, or any other. It’s also a catastrophe that’s still unfolding, and it may very well deteriorate further beyond the already horrific news. If ever an event needed the better angels of our nature, the calamity in Japan is it. With that in mind, here are some reference links for topics bound up with helping a country in distress.
A list of organizations offering aid of one form or another to Japan via The Chronicle of Philanthropy
10 Ways To Help Japan via The Jewish Journal
Disaster Relief: How to Help From Inside Japan via Time
Resources related to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami via Google
Finally, a few tips on making sure your donations are destined to reach the victims:
Before you give, a few tips to consider via Charity Navigator
Better Business Bureau warns of earthquake-related scams via Fox