Automakers Nissan, Toyota and Honda have seized production in affected regions, where production plants have been damaged. With Honda confirming the fatality of an R&D associate. http://bit.ly/fHOnaJ
The third-largest economy continues efforts to avoid a nuclear catastrophe, rescue tens of thousands still missing and save their economy; with aftershocks continuing, the country has been crippled with continuous blackouts and tremors.
For more information on Australians in Japan please follow the link to department of foreign affairs. To assist and donate please follow the link, Australian Red Cross: Japan and Pacific Disaster Appeal.