peace winds JAPAN

News

The following is the latest news from Peace Winds Japan.

Haiti: Re-building Kindergarten Roofs with local volunteers

2017.4.8

Last October, Hurricane Matthew made a landfall in southwestern Haiti causing catastrophic damages to the region. Houses, livelihood and schools were severely damaged. Between October 2016 and March 2017, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ), funding provided by Japan Platform, provided emergency shelter assistance to 2100 families distributing tarpaulins, roof materials and tools kits in South Department, [...]

Haiti: Two months after the hurricane

2016.12.9

It’s been almost two months since the super hurricane went through western part of Haiti, ripped through houses and farmlands leaving very little from people. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) distributed tarpaulins and blankets in late October in southwestern Haiti of Torbeck commune in Les Cayes. Recently, PWJ staff went back to the area to see [...]

Haiti: Hurricane Scarred Communities

2016.11.1

On October 4, the Hurricane Matthew landed southeastern Haiti and category 4 storm tear through southern part of the country. It was the strongest hurricane in the Caribbean since 2007 and the largest humanitarian emergency since the 2010 earthquake. The most destruction is in the south and southwestern Haiti, where the hurricane made a landfall [...]

Haiti: PWJ Launches Hurricane Matthew Emergency Relief Mission

2016.10.21

On October 4th, Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti and went through other Caribbean nations, taking many lives and leaving enormous damages to houses and livelihoods. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is sending staff to start a new disaster response and relief operation in Haiti. PWJ have been gathering information from our former local staff when [...]

Kumamoto: Peace Winds Japan’s Temporary Housing Will Be Operated Through September

2016.9.13

It’s been almost 5 months since the magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Kumamoto on Kyushu island in the southern Japan. PWJ has been providing emergency support in Mashiki town along with our partners Civic Force and Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Japan (A-PAD Japan). Currently in Kumamoto, vital life-lines (water and gas) have been restored, [...]