The Japan Emergency Team, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization specializing in disaster relief, is preparing to send members to the site of a landslide that killed 19 people in Kagoshima Prefecture on July 10, the team said July 10.

The organization is also accepting donations of the following supplies: blankets, canned food, instant food, home medical kits, tents, sleeping bags and powdered milk. Supplies are being accepted at Operation Kyushu, The Japan Emergency Team, Box 65, Azabu, Tokyo, Japan 106-91.

Those interested in joining the emergency team are urged to e-mail the group at: jhl@japan.co. Further information is available on the Internet at: http://www.jhelp.com

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