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【Haiti】3 years of Peace Winds work / Coronavirus response

2020.4.16

Peace Winds (PW) continues to strengthen disaster preparedness and response capacities in rural communities of Haiti. Our third year has just begun in Chantal Commune in South Department. Peace Winds (PW) has been working in the southern Haiti for the past 3 years, to improve communities’ capacity to prepare and respond to natural disasters such [...]

[Haiti]PWJ continues building community resilience

2019.8.13

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has begun the second year of the community resilience project in southern Haiti where natural disasters like hurricane could severely affect vulnerable communities in rural area. This year, we are working in Arniquet Commune, neighboring commune of Saint Jean du Sud in South Department where the similar project was implemented last [...]

Haiti: Re-building Kindergarten Roofs with local volunteers

2017.4.8

Last October, Hurricane Matthew made a landfall in southwestern Haiti causing catastrophic damages to the region. Houses, livelihood and schools were severely damaged. Between October 2016 and March 2017, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ), funding provided by Japan Platform, provided emergency shelter assistance to 2100 families distributing tarpaulins, roof materials and tools kits in South Department, [...]

Haiti: Two months after the hurricane

2016.12.9

It’s been almost two months since the super hurricane went through western part of Haiti, ripped through houses and farmlands leaving very little from people. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) distributed tarpaulins and blankets in late October in southwestern Haiti of Torbeck commune in Les Cayes. Recently, PWJ staff went back to the area to see [...]

Haiti: Hurricane Scarred Communities

2016.11.1

On October 4, the Hurricane Matthew landed southeastern Haiti and category 4 storm tear through southern part of the country. It was the strongest hurricane in the Caribbean since 2007 and the largest humanitarian emergency since the 2010 earthquake. The most destruction is in the south and southwestern Haiti, where the hurricane made a landfall [...]