Six winters back, a tsunami hit the coast of India for the first time in recorded history. The land my forefathers had lived in for centuries went under water till the sea decided to return where it belongs. The death and destruction was unprecedented, the army was pressed into service, aid-workers camped in the area for months.
India called for experts, but never asked for financial assistance. Japan is a much more developed economy; it doesn't need your dollars.
But the people of Japan need to know that people care. Here are some ways you can help- Write for Japan.