11 Mar '11, 4pm

More than 45 nations ready to help quake-hit Japan - Channel NewsAsia via @AddThis

GENEVA : The United Nations said Friday that search and rescue teams from more than 45 countries were ready to head for quake- and tsunami-hit Japan if the Asian state needs help. The United Nations said that search and rescue teams from more than 45 countries were ready to head to the country if it needs help. "More than 68 teams from more than 45 countries are on standby," Elisabeth Byrs, spokeswoman of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) told AFP. The search and rescue teams mobilised under a UN disaster response network are monitoring the situation and ready to help should Japan request aid, she explained. United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said the world body will "do anything and everything" to help the country. The UN would provide humanitarian assistance and send risk reduction teams to the stricken areas after the 8.9 magnitude quake wh...

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