Japan Rescue Efforts Turn to Relief

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

So far more than 8,000 people have been confirmed dead in Japan, but some 13,000 or more are still missing. In addition, nearly 500,000 Japanese have been displaced by the earthquake, tsunami and the nuclear crisis. Now, 11 days after that initial impact from the tsunami and quake, aid workers are shifting from rescue to relief missions, helping those who have been left behind.

Kathy Mueller, communication’s delegate to Japan for the International Federation of the Red Cross and  Daniel Sloan, Japan correspondent for Reuters discuss the latest challenges.

Guests:

Kathy Mueller and Daniel Sloan

Produced by:

Kateri A. Jochum

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