Ninety-one countries have offed to help Japan overcome the devastation left behind by the tsunami that followed an 8.9 magnitude earthquake, but none is worth more noting than Kenya. The east African country has pledged more than 2,000 long-distance runners to the rescue efforts in Japan.
Rescue South Africa CEO Ian Scher, shares news of the 50 person rescue team that has been put together to leave for Japan soonest to assist in the devastation caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami. The mission is funded purely by donations – If you are in a position to make a financial contribution then please click on this link to get their bank details.
Her commitment to assist came on the heels of similar pledges by some 50 other countries across the world yesterday, which offered to support Japan in its “recovery effort”.
Reacting to the devastation of some parts of the Asian country by a combination of the earthquake, measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale, and the subsequent tsunami, Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, said Nigeria stands in solidarity with the people and government of Japan.