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[Nepal] Two new projects have just started – WASH and Agriculture

2018.3.7

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has been working in Sindupalchowk District of Nepal, which was among the seven most severely hit districts by the earthquake on April 2015, in cooperation with ISAP (Institution for Suitable Actions for Prosperity) as implementing local partner. Continuing the effort of rehabilitation and rebuilding since the tragedy, PWJ in its fourth [...]

[Nepal] PWJ team on the ground to provide emergency relief to flood tormented communities

2017.9.21

Due to the heavy rain that occurred on 11th August, there are more than 140 deaths in Nepal plain area and more than 460,000 people have been evacuated to safer area.  On September 6, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has dispatched staff and they have been preparing for emergency relief activities to help people alleviate from difficult [...]

Nepal Earthquake : Six Months Relief Activity Report and moving forward

2015.10.25

 It has been six months since the 8.0 earthquake struck northern Nepal on April 25, 2015 severely affecting thousands of people’s lives and livelihood.  According to UNOCHA, over 8000 lives as well as 600,000 houses have been lost by the disaster, and there are about 60,000 people in displacement. * Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) has [...]

Nepal: PWJ Emergency Response Update

2015.5.12

SAR Team Peace Winds Japan’s Search and Rescue (SAR) team with two rescue dogs started its operation in Kathmandu from April 27 in collaboration with Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) where the team worked in total five areas in Kathmandu valley as well as areas in the mountain side of Sindhupalchowk district. Because [...]

Nepal: PWJ’s search and rescue team deployed to the earthquake site

2015.4.29

In the wake of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Nepal on 25 April, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) dispatched its search and rescue (SAR) team, consisting of six rescue members and two search dogs, to Kathmandu on 26April.  Despite cancellations of a number commercial flights to this capital city due to the airport congestion resulting [...]