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The disaster unfolding in Japan is one of the worst in modern history.

According to a U.S. Geological Survey, last Friday's earthquake was the fourth largest in the world since 1900. Many towns and villages are cut off by water from the tsunami. More than one million homes need water. Nearly two million have no electricity.

Plus, many areas are short of food and medicine. And over the long haul, it's expected to cost Japan $180 billion to rebuild.

But as Canadians, we can help.

CBC.ca has set up a special resource page, where you can make a donation to provide emergency aid and supplies to those in need. Four aid organizations - CARE Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Québec and - Save the Children Canada have joined together to raise money.


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