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  1. Let’s all help the Sendai region rebuild and take the long view since it will take at least a decade to recover, like the Kobe earthquake. Ask your friends to contribute money, photos, videos and messages. Japanese text will be translated and edited. The key is to spread the word and build community. We have a lot to learn from Japan about disaster recovery as well as a lot to give and share.

  2. Sandra Bullock sends $1 million for Japan
    By Alan Duke, CNN
    March 18, 2011

    (CNN) — Actress Sandra Bullock sent a $1 million donation to the American Red Cross this week to help with earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan, the Red Cross said Thursday.
    It is the largest celebrity donation to the Red Cross to be announced since the disaster struck last Friday, although the charity may have gotten large contributions that were kept confidential at the donors’ request.
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  3. My friends and colleagues in Japan were telling me how social media (Facebook and Twitter) were not widely used in the work environment. After the disasters in Japan, they realized how important social media is to finding out up-to-date news, “getting the word out”, and connecting with friends and family. These tragedies have brought many of us closer together.


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