Red Cross Helps Tsunami Victims with Effective Microorganisms

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The Thai Red Cross and EM Kyusei are using Effective MicroorganismsÂ? for the control of odor and disease suppression at makeshift mortuaries in the aftermath of the tsunami.

The Thai military has ordered the use of Effective Microorganisms™ to be sprayed on the corpses of the victims of the tsunami that hit the area on December 26, 2004. The Thai Red Cross has been helping EM Kyusei, the organization that manufactures, sells, and trains individuals and the Thai military on the uses of Effective Microorganisms™ in Thailand, use the microbial product to control odors, flies, and ultimately the spread of disease. Efforts involving the Red Cross and other organizations that are part of EM Research Organization are starting in India, Sri Lanka, and other countries that were affected by the tsunami.

Effective Microorganisms™, a mixed culture of beneficial microorganisms used in various agricultural, environmental, and human health fields owned an licensed by EM Research Organization in Okinawa, Japan.

In the United States, contact EMRO USA Effective Microorganisms in Tucson, Arizona (520) 792-3143 and visit their website for more up-to-date information on the relief efforts. Also, please visit EM Technology Network at

EM•1®, EM-X®, and the EM Logo are property of the EM Research Organization, Okinawa, Japan.


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