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The following is the latest news from Peace Winds Japan.

(Japan) West Japan Flood Relief Update

2018.7.18

PWJ has began a full emergency relief operation to severely flooded areas in Hiroshima and Okayama Prefectures, Distribution of relief items and support of evacuation centers In Mihara city, Hiroshima, and Kurashiki and Kure city, Okayama, PWJ and our corporate partners have been delivering food, water and other drinks, mattresses, clothing, hygiene kits, as well [...]

(Japan) Emergency response in flood affected area in western Japan

2018.7.9

In early July, several days of torrential downpours have caused flash flooding and landslides across central and western parts of Japan prompting evacuation orders for more than two million people. On July 6, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) and its partner organizations, Civic-Force and Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Japan (A-PAD Japan) have formed a [...]

[Iraq] PWJ provides emergency relief assistance to the flood affected communities in Duhok, Northern Iraq

2018.6.11

On 5th May 2018, Duhok Province in Northern Iraq experienced a massive flood due to a series of heavy rains at the beginning of the month. Four lives were lost in the City of Duhok where PWJ field office is located, and many residents living by the river were forced to evacuate and seek shelter [...]

【Uganda】Our activities for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

2018.6.1

In response to a large influx of refugees from South Sudan, in December 2016, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) first began our projects installing water tanks, and repair of public water taps. then constructed water distribution system with solar pumps, PWJ also built semi-permanent latrines. All these works were targeted to support “Persons with Specific Needs [...]

[Sri Lanka]Organic farming study tour – From Sri Lanka to Japan

2018.5.22

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) believes in investing in staff training. Because training our staff creates much more positive impact to our projects as well as builds stronger self confidence.  At our Sri Lanka Office, we send our local staff to Japan and learn about organic farming and farm to market methods and good practices, which [...]