peace winds JAPAN


April 2015

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


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 [...]