Several people can contacted me about "what can i do
It usually takes a day to out together the assessment and plan. Please be patient: I will post everything on my blog http://sarajeans-notes.blogspot.com/ and on FB.
what we know so far:
The Red Cross Japan is asking people to donate blood and money but at this time they are still assessing needs. They sent a team for assessment last night.
Right now however they are asking people NOT to call them about volunteering- they need to keep the lines open.
I have put out a call to several disaster relief NGOs I know to see what their needs are.
The Yahoo Disaster fund:
Or you can donate directly to groups that do emergency work - which of these will be doing work in Tohoku i am not sure yet.