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Volunteering 101



Watch the following video clips to learn the basics of how to volunteer in the disaster area of Japan..

As we find out the extent of the damage since East Japan Great Earthquake on March 11, 2011, the people in Tohoku region are in desperate needs of relief aid and volunteers.

However, Japanese people have experienced the advantage and disadvantage of volunteering over the last several disasters since 1995.

Disorganized volunteers could lead to the worse result.

Therefore, we need ask people to follow the rules of volunteering to prevent from further mess although we are in the desparate for people's help.


Part 1 - Basics of basics - what you should know about volunteering in Japan

Sarah and Katz talked about the really basic of how to volunteer in Japan.

The volunteer talk starts at around 23:00.


Part 2 - How RAN Magazine volunteers from 1000km away

Achim from Albas Photography and RAN magazine explained how RAN Magazine and Achim are helping the people from Nagoya, Japan.


Please follow the advise of volunteering organization, volunteer centers and volunteer cordinators on-site.

Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world. Read more ยป