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Japan: Handling the Devastation

Mr. Koji Minami (right) with the President of General Affairs at Onagawa Shelter in Sendai (center). Mr. Minami was active in human rights work when the disaster hit and soon joined the Volunteer Minister Corps. In the following weeks he inspired many others to join the Volunteer Ministers in the shelters in and around Sendai.

Koji Minami became an active Volunteer Minister shortly after the disaster and has been in active duty since. Here is his personal view on the situation.

Volunteer Minister Koji Minami tells the story of his work after the earthquake in Sendai, Japan:

Being There to Help: Daimon Yoshida about his Volunteer Minister work in Kesennuma City

Daimon Yoshida

A few days after the disaster Daimon Yoshida left Tokyo to help in Kesennuma in the North-East of Japan. Here is his personal account.

I was in Kesennuma for several days. My hat is off to the Volunteer Ministers who are staying in a disaster zone for long periods of time.

Better Soup and Assists: Report from Tokyo Headquarters

Volunteer Ministers provide hundreds of Scientology assists in shelters every day. Assists are techniques developed by L. Ron Hubbard that speed recovery from stress and trauma.

Report from Scientology Volunteer Ministers Heasquarters in Tokyo, Japan:

Today we helped 2,673 people and delivered 219 assists in Onagawa, Ishinomaki and Kesennuma. While we are expanding and sending teams to assess the damage and the state of the shelters in areas we have not yet visited, we continue delivering assists and helping the evacuees in any way we can.

More Help and From Nearby: Taiwanese Volunteer Ministers Arrived in Japan

Proud to help: The Taiwanese Volunteer Ministers at Kaoshiung airport before taking off for the four-hour flight to Tokyo.

Ten Taiwanese Volunteer Ministers arrived in the Tokyo airport on the 10th of April to help in Japan.

They were welcomed by the Volunteer Minister team at the Tokyo Headquarters, received their orientation to the scene on the ground and deployed to Onagawa yesterday. The Taiwanese team is now working with the Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Onagawa, delivering assists and helping in any way possible.

Scientology Volunteer Minister and EMT of Spring Valley, New York

Ayal Lindeman

Media Info: Lower Hudson News - lohud.com, 12 April 2011, 9:18pm

Spring Valley EMT aids towns, shelter in Japan, praises country's disaster response

SPRING VALLEY — While thousands of people were fleeing the triple disaster — earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis — in Japan, Ayal Lindeman was headed into some of the hardest-hit parts of the country.The 54-year-old Spring Valley resident and frequent first responder to disasters in Haiti and the Gulf Coast returned home Friday after a 10-day deployment.


台湾のボランティア・ミニスターたち: 東京に向かって離陸する前の高雄空港にて。







エイール・リンデマン (Ayal Lindeman)











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