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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 [...]

Kumamoto : Annual Report of Our Relief Mission

2017.5.12

One year has passed since the Kumamoto Earthquake which has resulted in more than 200 deaths. Immediately after the devastating earthquake, PWJ has been working on the disaster relief mission in Mashiki town, one of the most seriously affected areas. Our annual report on the relief mission presents highlights of the activities we have conducted [...]

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 [...]