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West Japan Floods – Activity Report (Three Months)


PWJ would like to express our sympathy to all people affected by the floods in West-Japan, we pray for their faster recovery. Since immediately after the disaster struck the area, PWJ has been working on the floods disaster relief mission in Okayama, Hiroshim and Ehime prefecture by the series of floods happened in July 2018. [...]



[WEST JAPAN FLOODS] With funding from USAID, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) delivered relief items (bedding sets, kitchen items, and clothing) to more than 800 individuals in West Japan from July to October 2018. “The victims lost everything they had to the floods – their homes, furniture, and sentimental items. USAID funding enabled a quick response [...]

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


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


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


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 [...]