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(Indonesia) PWJ dispatches staff to earthquake emergency relief in Lombok island


A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Lombok island, Indonesia, which destroyed more than 1,000 houses and buildings, and over 10,000 people to evacuate and claimed dozens of lives. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has formed a emergency response team with its partner organizations, Asia Pacific Alliance (A-PAD) and Civic Force, consisted with Search and Rescue staff, medical staff, [...]

[United States announced emergency assistance for the west Japan floods]


Hiroshima, Japan, July 24, 2018 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $100,000 to support the humanitarian assistance efforts of Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) for the people in western Japan affected by severe flooding and landslides. PWJ has been providing emergency relief in affected cities such as Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture [...]

(Japan) West Japan Flood Relief Update


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


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


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 [...]