Captainkrtek · Mar 11, 2011 at 09:52 pm

Help The Victims of the Japanese Earthquake

As you have probably heard, around 2:46PM in Japan on March 11th an 8.9 Magnitude earthquake struck near the coast of Honshu, Japan, which triggered a widespread Tsunami warning all along the Pacific Ocean Coastline, displacing and killing many people, and flooding the land in Japan with Tsunamis. We at XDA don’t normally get involved in such situations but we feel the need to support the victims of this tragedy in any way possible. Here are few resources you can utilize to learn more:

Although we are not affiliated with any charities or relief organizations, we stress the importance of supporting the victims in Japan and helping in any way possible. If you feel inclined to donate to a relief organization in order to help this effort, you can use one of the few below that we have listed or any one of your choice.

If you wish to find the latest on the tragedy and stay in the loop on updates, check out the Google Crisis Response page in the links above.

All the victims will be in our minds and hearts,

The XDA Staff


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Captainkrtek

Captainkrtek is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. My name is Steven, Im a resident of Seattle Washington and an owner of a Droid Eris, Moto Droid 1, and an HTC Mega. I moderate 7 forums and am a News Writer for XDA. If you have any news tips or need help with your Android phone feel free to PM me! View Captainkrtek's posts and articles here.
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