Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Katrina: Japan Emergency Team heading for Houston

The Japan Emergency Team (JET) is leaving Wednesday and heading for Houston.

The team will be assisting at Houston's Astrodome.The team will swell to 30 members in five-member, three-month rotations.

JET is requesting donations of: GSM cell phones, satellite telephones, laptop computers, empty suitcases, tents, sleeping bags, bottled water and canned food, airline tickets and relief supply space from airlines.