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The following is the latest news from Peace Winds Japan.

[Sulawesi, Indonesia] ARIGATOU! from Palu


As of November 6, there are still over 200,00 people living at temporary shelters, most of them lost their houses from the earthquake and tsunami on September 28. They did not just lose their houses, all the personal belongings, memories, and many also lost their family members and friends. City of Palu, is one of [...]



[WEST JAPAN FLOODS] With funding from USAID, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) delivered relief items (bedding sets, kitchen items, and clothing) to more than 800 individuals in West Japan from July to October 2018. “The victims lost everything they had to the floods – their homes, furniture, and sentimental items. USAID funding enabled a quick response [...]

(Sulawesi, Indonesia) PWJ/ACT needs your help to support families in distress from tsunami and earthquake


According to the World Food Programme (WFP) report on October 12, 2018, Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami disaster have caused over 2,000 deaths, 2,500 severely insured and over 87,000 people have been displaced in 112 camp sites. PWJ and our local partner ACT (Aksi Cepat Tanggap) first visited Palu City in Donggala district for a joint needs [...]

(Sulawesi, Indonesia) PWJ staff began assessment for earthquake and tsunami disaster


Magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, which triggered tsunami and caused major devastation in the area.  On October 1, 2018, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) staff reached the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, and began assessing the situation to identify the needs to provide emergency relief assistance to those in need. As of now, [...]

[United States announces emergency assistance for Hokkaido earthquake]


Hiroshima, Japan, September 24, 2018 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $50,000 to support the humanitarian assistance efforts of Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) for the people in Hokkaido, Japan, affected by the recent earthquake. PWJ has been providing emergency relief in Atsuma-town, where the earthquakes hit the hardest and a [...]