Local residents walk past debris, including an overturned fishing boat, in the town of Minamisanriku in Miyagi prefecture on March 12, 2011 a day after a massive 8.9 magnitude quake and tsunami hit the region. An explosion at a Japanese nuclear plant triggered fears of a meltdown on March 12, after the massive earthquake and tsunami left more than 1,000 dead and at least 10,000 unaccounted for. JAPAN OUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AFP PHOTO /YOMIURI SHIMBUN (Photo credit should read YOMIURI SHIMBUN/AFP/Getty Images)Local residents walk past debris, including an overturned fishing boat, in the town of Minamisanriku. (YOMIURI SHIMBUN/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK (CBS 2) – More than a week has passed since the disaster in Japan started and several humanitarian organizations mobilized to help earthquake and tsunami victims.
UNICEF’s Caryl Stern joins CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to discuss the relief efforts.