On March 11, Japan was struck by a 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami with waves over 30 feet. This was the most powerful earthquake to ever hit Japan and one of the top five largest in the world ever recorded. The disaster left thousands dead and missing. Over 170,000 people continue to seek shelter in evacuation centers across 17 prefectures.
Companies have pledged more than $300 million in cash and in-kind donations to the response efforts in Japan