First American Death in Japan Disaster

The first American known to have died from the recent natural disasters in Japan has been identified. Taylor Anderson, a 24-year-old teacher from Richmond, Virginia, is mourned by family back home. “She was last seen after the powerful earthquake struck Japan on March 11, riding her bike away from the school where she taught after helping […]

Indonesia Tsunami and Volcanic Eruptions

(The Wall Street Journal – Oct 29, 2010) JAKARTA—The combined death toll from a tsunami and volcanic eruptions in Indonesia climbed to 449, as aid workers shifted their focus to prevent outbreaks of disease among survivors of the twin disasters earlier this week. . . .  there were still some areas where aid wasn’t getting […]