Hear the voice from those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan that hit the country on March 11, 2011. These are translations of texts mostly from twitter--I do this simply because I want to let people around the world know about what those affected are going through now, what they need, what they are saying. I want the audience to think what they could do to help in any way possible.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Retailers stock farm products from disaster-hit areas to dispel rumors about safety (by Mainichi Shimbun)
Farm products from Ibaraki Prefecture and other areas affected by harmful rumors are laid out at the Takashimaya Department Store's Yokohama outlet as part of the company's campaign to support agricultural producers in the Tohoku region. (Photo courtesy of Takashimaya Department Store)
Farmer Sumiko Matsuno, left, and her freind, bag carrots on her farm to eat as she fears no one will buy them with the current radiation fallout, Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Chiyoko Kaizuka, 83-year old farmer, weeds a spinach field Sunday, March 20, 2011 in Moriya, Ibaragi Prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko )