Plea for humanitarian assistance for twice earthquakes in Japan

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 and 7.3 tremor hit Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan on 14 and 16 April respectively which followed by series of quakes within 48 hours.  Total 41 people were killed and more than 1,000 people were injured.  Almost 92,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes, with around 100 properties completely destroyed and a further 800 damaged.  After the quake, there were continuous series of aftershocks that triggered a number of landslides as well as the collapse and cracking of major roadways in the mountainous region.  Meanwhile, The WFB Headquarters is considering to provide assistance in this regards.

The WFB would like to appeal to all Regional Centres and people for mercy in helping the people of Japan so that they can get back to normal situation by providing assistance thru the WFB Humanitarian Fund for Japan.  For those who are interested to donate by bank transmittance, please kindly contribute to the WFB Humanitarian Service Fund with detail below herewith.

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0 0 3 – 2 – 3 0 2 6 3 - 9


Kasikorn Bank Public Company Limited


Kasikorn Bank Sukhumvit 33 (Bangkapi) Branch


1 Thai Farmers Lane, Ratburana Road,Bangkok 10140, Thailand

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We hope that it time of need for our fellow Buddhists, you will not hesitate to provide assistance to our Japanese friends.