The next group of specialist-trained Scientology Volunteer Ministers arrived in Tokyo and hit the road early morning to Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (224 miles/360 kilometers away from Tokyo).

Nurse and Scientology Volunteer Minister Ayal Lindeman (center) and team gathered in Tokyo last night.
En route to Sendai disaster zone. If you are planning to join the Japan disaster response efforts, bring warm and waterproof clothes and shoes.
Sendai disaster zone: The tsunami of 12 March 2011 turned large parts of the Japanese East Coast into no man's land.
Sendai disaster zone: The tsunami moved dozens of houses into the elevated valley (top center). Many of the houses are being inhabited again now.
Sendai disaster zone: Scientology Volunteer Ministers inspecting the scene
Tokyo-based Scientology Volunteer Ministers organizing food and water to be transported to disaster areas.
Groups of Volunteer Ministers are serving the community in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture (100 miles north of Sendai), giving assists. An assist is an action undertaken to help a person confront physical difficulties. If a person hurt himself, an assist can help him overcome the trauma. Assists can ease the discomfort of illnesses and speed recovery. Many conditions can be improved by application of procedures classified under the heading of “Assists.”
Sendai: many areas on Japan's east coast are facing years of cleanup.