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November 2018

Fundraising for “Kids Be Kids!” – Sports Day for Rohingya Refugee Children

2018.11.30

In August 2017, violence against the Rohingya erupted in Rakhine State in Myanmar and forced more than 700,000 people to flee the country. Among those who crossed the border into neighboring Bangladesh, 60 per cent were children (IOM, 2018). Being a child at a refugee camp is difficult – children who are separated from their [...]

[Sulawesi, Indonesia] ARIGATOU! from Palu

2018.11.13

As of November 6, there are still over 211,000 people living at temporary shelters, most of them lost their houses from the earthquake and tsunami on September 28. They did not just lose their houses, all the personal belongings, memories, and many also lost their family members and friends. City of Palu, is one of [...]

Funding from USAID for “WEST JAPAN FLOODS” and “HOKKAIDO EARTHQUAKE”

2018.11.7

[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 [...]