Friday, March 11, 2011

Minor damage to churches, no reports of member casualties after Japan Quake/Tsunami

A tsunami wave comes a shore in Japan. Updates on Adventists in Japan during earthquake and tsunami.
Image from NHK via CNN

The most recent updates on Adventists in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami:

March 13 Update: There are no reports of casualties among church members, according to Adventist News Network.

Four institutional building received minor damage, despite a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that wiped through Japan on Friday.

ANN also reports that an Adventist high school was also damaged.

You can donate to ADRA's relief efforts by giving online, calling 1.800.424.ADRA (2372), or by texting the word "Support" to 85944.

March 11: The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Japan is providing shelter, food and free Wi-Fi at its office in central Tokyo for victims stranded in the wake of today's massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami. (see map)

The earthquake's effect on the Adventist Church in Japan is not currently available.

ADRA International this morning committed US$25,000 to fund an initial response in the country.

ADRA Japan said its staff members and volunteers plan to visit the northern part of Japan on Saturday, where they "will take food, water and equipments to serve hot meals to 1,000 people there."

See photos from ADRA Japan.

The latest from the Japan earthquake and tsunami:



Tokyo Central Adventist Church:

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Source: Adventist News Network

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