US Donations for Japan Quake Relief Efforts Top $87M

    U.S. public and private donors have contributed more than $87 million for ongoing post-earthquake relief operations in Japan, according to the March 17 tally of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, a publication catering to the U.S. nonprofit industry. Donations to the American Red Cross, which had raised $64 million by March 17, account for about 75 percent of the total.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.