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[United States announced emergency assistance for the west Japan floods]

2018.7.24

Hiroshima, Japan, July 24, 2018 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $100,000 to support the humanitarian assistance efforts of Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) for the people in western Japan affected by severe flooding and landslides. PWJ has been providing emergency relief in affected cities such as Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture [...]

(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 [...]

(Japan) Emergency response in flood affected area in western Japan

2018.7.9

In early July, several days of torrential downpours have caused flash flooding and landslides across central and western parts of Japan prompting evacuation orders for more than two million people. On July 6, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) and its partner organizations, Civic-Force and Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Japan (A-PAD Japan) have formed a [...]