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Sri Lanka : ”Istouti! (Thank You!)” from Flood Emergency beneficiaries

2017.8.14

At the end of July, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) successfully completed emergency relief project to the communities affected by the flood and landslides in the southwestern part of Sri Lanka. After we completed the distribution of kitchen sets and bedding sets, PWJ staff visited and talked with beneficiaries in Dodangoda Division of Kalutara District to [...]

Sri Lanka : Kitchen sets and Bedding sets delivered

2017.7.22

On July 13, 2017, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) and its local partner Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Sri Lanka (A-PAD) completed the distribution of Kitchen sets and bedding sets to total 1,685 families in Dodangoda Division in Kalutara District in Western Province of Sri Lanka. Dodangoda district staff, A. Kushan Akalanka Perera, has been [...]

Sri Lanka : A small shop reopens after nearly destroyed by flood

2017.7.7

As PWJ and our local partner A-PAD continued visiting flood affected areas for assessment, we came across a small shop and we want to share a story of what he had gone through during the flood time in Kalutara district where flood water covered large part of the area. “I have been running this ”petti kadé” (small [...]

Japan : PWJ dispatches Search and Rescue team in flood affected area in Kyushu

2017.7.7

On July 6, responding to the flooding and landslides caused by the record breaking heavy rain in northern Kyushu of western Japan, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has dispatched its Search and Rescue Team (SAR) with two rescue dogs, in collaboration with our partner organization, Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) .   PWJ Search [...]

Sri Lanka : Flood and Landslide Emergency Response

2017.6.25

Heavy rainfall brought by the southwest monsoon triggered flooding and landslides in 15 of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka about 630,000 people.  Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) with its local partner Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Sri Lanka (A-PAD Sri Lanka) are teamed up to provide emergency relief items in severely affected areas such [...]