Help Floods Japan After Major Disaster: United Nations, US and Lady Gaga Offered Help

By on Mar 12, 2011 in Asia, Headlines, Natural Disasters, Science, Weather, World Comments

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After the devastating disaster that hit Japan last Friday, March 11, 2011, the whole world offered help for the Japanese. The United Nations, US President Barack Obama and pop star Lady Gaga assured help for the victims of the giant tsunami.

According to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the organization is ready to extend any help to the ally. “We will do anything and everything we can at this very difficult time”.

President Obama also pledged his help saying that his government will closely monitor tsunamis and ready to extend help “in any way possible”. According to international reports, the US president has already talked to Prime Minister Naoto Kan by telephone and offered assistance.

Japan has requested international search and rescue teams to help them deal with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami. 45 countries have offered aid but at least four are now at work. These include Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and United States.

Meanwhile, even Hollywood celebrities have taken action to help the people of Japan. Pop Superstar Lady Gaga has launched a bracelet support campaign in her website calling her “Little Monsters” to buy the bracelet. All proceeds of the campaign will go to the relief efforts for the Japanese victims. Justin Bieber and Alicia Keys also expressed their sadness over the tragic event that killed hundreds of people.

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