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Emergency Response

【China】Distribution of medical supplies in response to the Coronavirus outbreak


In response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in China, ARROWS, an airborne medical search and rescue organization run by the PWJ has begun emergency support activities. ARROWS will transport essential medical supplies including N95 masks, medical protective clothing, disposable gloves, face covers, and medical hats to China. One Chinese ARROWS staff member will catch [...]

【China】Staff dispatched in response to Coronavirus outbreak


Global concerns have been raised over the Coronavirus outbreak which originated in the inland city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. As of January 28th, more than 4000 people have been infected in China and cases have begun to appear and increase all around the world including in North America, Europe, and other Asian countries including [...]

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


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


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)


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: [...]