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【Morocco earthquake】Humanitarian assistance of Peace Winds in response to Morocco earthquake


On Friday Sept.8th at 11:11pm, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit central Morocco; killed nearly 3,000 people and injured more than 5,600 people. In response, Peace Winds Japan dispatched a team of six on September 11th including two nurses to Marrakech for conducting a needs assessment, implementing food and NFIs distribution, and searching for the potential [...]

[Ukraine]We have delivered hot meals to more than 5,200 people who evacuated from Ukraine


More than a year and a half have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. The number of Ukrainian people who evacuated to Moldova have fluctuated depending on the situation but we have seen some increase in the number since June this year. Since April last year, Peace Winds Japan has provided support for private temporary shelter [...]

[Ukraine ]An interview with an Ukrainian family who evacuated with a cat


Peace Winds Japan, in cooperation with our partner organization NCUM (National Congress of Ukraine in Moldova), has been delivering hot meals to those who have evacuated from Ukraine and stay at a temporary shelter in Moldovan capital Chisinau. Among the people who stay at these shelters, some apply for residence visas, some seek private housings [...]

[Turkey]Turkish villagers voice the ir views on life since the quakes


It’s been six months since the biggest earthquakes in Turkiye’s history hit the southeast of the country, claiming the lives of more than 50,000 people, and injuring 107,000 more. Some 9.1 million people were directly affected by the quakes, their homes and lives devastated by the disasters. How have the lives of people changed, or [...]

[Turkey]The distribution of more than 12,400 emergency assistance packages for earthquake victims in four villages in Hatay Province, southeast Turkiye is complete


While more than five months have passed since a large area of southeastern Turkiye was struck by two devastating earthquakes, still many people in the disaster-hit areas are living in temporary dwellings such as tents and containers. With financial support from Japan Platform, Peace Winds has distributed essential food and daily commodities to residents of [...]