Stories tagged with: Tsunami and Earthquake

March 14, 2011 - 5:57pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

Japan's Prime Minister is calling the devastation of the recent tsunami the worst crisis since World War II.

The 8.9 magnitude earthquake that caused a tsunami to strike the island of Japan is leaving behind mass destruction. Reports show that nearly 10,000 people are believed to have died. Muskingum University Geology Professor Stephen Van Horn said the country is the most emergency prepared to deal with something this catastrophic.

"That country sits right an on active...

March 11, 2011 - 5:56pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The American Red Cross is ready to provide assistance for Japan during this time of devastation.

The Japanese Red Cross has already deployed 11 national disaster response teams to conduct assessments of the damage around the country.

"The Japanese Red Cross much like the American Red Cross we do have warehouses that are stocked and on a moments notice we can usually get to those items and set up cots, blankets, and emergency supplies," said Executive Director of the...

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