I’m not doing a normal World Wide Wednesday today. As I’m sure you all are aware, Japan was devastated by a tsunami at the end of last week. This isn’t fantasy related, but I felt compelled to share a few links with you in support of our friends in Japan. This is list of a few pages that contain a collection of links to organizations assisting with rescue and relief in Japan. It didn’t seem like that long ago when I watched the coast of my wife’s home country of Thailand get smashed to bits in a similar fashion. The world reacted quickly and with an unprecedented amount of love and kindness. I can only hope that once again we as people on this planet can come together and help a neighbor in their time of great need. Sorry for the bummer article….

1) Survivingjapan.com: This site contains a comprehensive list of organizations that are poised to help the most in Japan. Go here.

A couple of links not listed on the above page that looked worthy of mentioning:

2) Save the Children: A worthy organization already mobilizing and assisting in Japan.

3) Americares: I really don’t know much about this organization but I like what they have to say. They do not seem to be fully set up yet, but are close.

4) Japan Earthquake: before and after: A little perspective on the extensive damage.

This picture says everything….

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    JUSTIN BLAZIER (on FanLit's staff since September 2009) is a Cyber-Security Analyst/Network Engineer located in Northern Kentucky. Like many fantasy enthusiasts, Justin cut his teeth on authors like Tolkien, Anthony, and Lewis. Due to lack of space, his small public library would often give him their donated SFF books. When he is not reading books he is likely playing board games or Tabletop RPGs. Justin lives in a quiet neighborhood with his wife, their daughter, and Norman the dog.

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