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Here’s what happens when strangers drop their wallets next to kids in Japan

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A heartwarming social experiment designed by the Japanese Red Cross put young children’s kindness to the test.

The experiment sets out to answer the questions: When kids are by themselves and a stranger next to them drops a wallet, what will the kids do? 86 more words


Student peddling Fukushima air to revive interest in nuclear disaster -- The Asahi Shimbun

” A teenager is selling cans of “Fukushima air” to shock the public into reviving debate over the 2011 nuclear disaster.

“I want to try to surprise people and renew interest in the nuclear accident,” said Atsu, a 17-year-old high school student in the Tokyo city of Machida who also works as a painter. 501 more words

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Humanitarianisms in context

Kevin O’Sullivan School of Humanities, National University of Ireland Galway


We do it almost without thinking. If you’re British, your NGO of choice in responding to the recent disaster in the Philippines is likely to have been Oxfam, Save the Children or Christian Aid. 522 more words

Things to do: Hotel Okura Tokyo charity art exhibit (Aug. 7 to Sept. 1)

Hotel Okura Tokyo charity art exhibit

From Aug. 7 to Sept. 1, the Hotel Okura Tokyo will hold a charity art exhibition, “The Great Masters of… 221 more words


The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa has one of the… 344 more words


Japan Photo Gallery: Two Years On

Two years have passed since the lives of hundreds of thousands of people were suddenly changed forever.  On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake followed by a tsunami and nuclear accident devastated Japan.  105 more words