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Italy: Earthquake Search and Rescue Activity Canceled

2016.8.30

In responding to the potential relief activities for the August 24th earthquake in central Italy, PWJ’s Search and Rescue (SAR) team concluded not to deploy the team. Immediately after the disaster, PWJ organized a joint Search and Rescue (SAR) team with Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD). The team and a SAR dog first [...]

Italy: PWJ’s Search and Rescue team arrives in Turkey for a joint needs assessment for earthquake response in Italy

2016.8.25

On August 24th at 3:30am, an earthquake with a magnitude (M) 6.2 struck central Italy. Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) and our partner organization Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) have dispatched joint Search and Rescue (SAR) team along with one SAR dog. PWJ and A-PAD arrived in Turkey, where they were joined by GEA, [...]