peace winds JAPAN


October 2019



Position: Field Coordinator – Peace Winds Japan (PWJ), Kenya Location of work: Kakuma and Kalobeyei, Kenya Direct supervisor: Head of Mission, PWJ Kenya Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) – Kenya opened the office in Nairobi in 2012 and has been supporting refugees from neighbouring countries in Dadaab, Kakuma and Kalobeyei in Kenya providing shelters and latrines [...]

[Iraq] PWJ is Assisting Increasing Syrian Refugees in Northern Iraq


Peace Winds Japan (PWJ), as an implementing partner of UNHCR, has been responding to the influx of Syrian refugees caused by Turkey’s invasion of the Kurdish region of northern Syria since October 14th. As of October 23rd, PWJ has set up 2,079 emergency tents in Bardarash Camp. Bardarash Camp was established as an IDP camp [...]

[Iraq] PWJ began emergency response to newly arrived Syrian refugees in Northern Iraq


Since Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Syrian refugees have already been arriving in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). Peace Winds Japan’s (PWJ) Duhok office has been responding to this influx since October 14th. In close coordination with local authorities, the UN, and other INGOs, PWJ, an implementing partner of [...]

[Super Typhoon Hagibis Relief Mission]


Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of Typhoon Hagibis, the 19th typhoon to hit Japan in 2019. On October 12, 2019, the massive Super Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan. With unprecedented amounts of rainfall and violent winds, the typhoon has caused destruction across a widespread area including flooding and [...]

【Mozambique】6 months since the cyclone. Reopening farms and agricultural training


It has been 6 months since Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique. In order to enable people who were affected by the cyclone to resume their lives Peace Winds Japan distributed agricultural materials to 1987 families. How are the agricultural materials being used now? We went back to Metuchira resettlement area in the Sofala province and visited [...]