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[Sulawesi, Indonesia] “Palu Bangkit!” (Rise up again, Palu!)

2019.2.1

Strong earthquakes which also caused tsunami and land liquefaction on 28th September last year resulted in lost lives of over 2,100 people, and more than 1,000 people are still reported to be missing. PWJ with our partner ACT (Aksi Cepat Tanggap) just completed distribution of food and kitchen sets to 6,300 families from Palu, Sigi. [...]

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

2018.10.15

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 [...]

(Philippines) PWJ responds to Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong)

2018.9.16

On September 14, Peace Winds Japan/A-PAD Japan Search and SAR and emergency response teams arrived in the Philippines ahead of Typhoon Mangkhut (local name: Ompong) was to make a landfall in northern Philippines.  The team was met with our local partners, Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC), APAD-Philippines. and received briefing of the situation. (right photo credit: [...]

(Japan) Hokkaido earthquake – Search and Rescue operation began

2018.9.7

On September 5, a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the island of Hokkaido in northern Japan, triggered massive landslides, island-wide power outages, and damaged roads extensively. A Search and Rescue (SAR) and medical team, was immediately formed by Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) and its partners A-PAD and Civic Force, and the team arrived near the landslide-affected [...]

(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 [...]