Japan: One Year Later

It’s been just over a year since Japan experienced one of the worst natural disasters in its history. An earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 on the Richter Scale triggered a massive tsunami with waves exceeding 10 metres that devastated the north-eastern coast of the country, and creating estimated 28 million tonnes of debris.

Canadians showed tremendous solidarity and generosity towards the people of Japan and donated $1.2 million to Development and Peace for relief efforts.

Here is a report on how these funds are contributing towards community initiatives to help those affected by this disaster: