In response to the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunamis that have been plaguing Japan, local groups such as the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) have set up earthquake relief support groups to aid victims who have lost loved ones abroad.
(Sylvia Tan and Laurindo Garcia) - Fridae members and community partners in Japan share their thoughts and experiences since the earthquake and tsunami hit last Friday, Mar 11.
I have some suggestions for people who live in foreign countries to help us. First, praying for safety in damaged areas. Second, help [businesses] in Japan and buy Japanese products.
- Itaru Tomita, Chief Editor, G-Men Magazine - Tokyo
Though I have not talked to many PLHIV after the arthquake, privacy and medication compliance will be the biggest challenges among them. I am worried about access to treatment.
- Toma Nemoto, member of Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS Nagasaki >>>