As the rest of the world waits to see if Japan can avoid a nuclear catastrophe, University of Florida Graduate assistant Taketo Nakao waits for his next phone call from his family in Japan. Nakao shares his experience with Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Natalie Beigel. He shares the difficulty communicating over the phone and e-mail to a country undergoing a crisis.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/QANakao.mp3]
Neighborhoods have been destroyed and families forever impacted after Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas for almost 30 hours as a Category 5 hurricane. Emergency relief and long-term assistance are needed.