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August 2021

[Bangladesh]4th year mark of the Rohingya Crisis:COVID-19 vaccination in Rohingya refugee camps


4 years have passed from August 25th 2017- the day that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fled from violence in Myanmar to seek refuge in Bangladesh. Currently there are around 890,000 Rohingya refugees displaced in Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh, which is known as one of the largest refugee camps.   Rohingya refugee camp [...]




Position: Programme 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 and host communities in Dadaab, Kakuma and Kalobeyei in Kenya [...]

[Iraq] PWJ Vocational Trainings in Sinjar were introduced in UN-Habitat promotion video


Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is implementing vocational trainings in Dugre village, Sinjar, in partnership with UN-Habitat. This project is under implementation as part of “Emergency Support to Returnees in Iraq after the Outbreak of COVID-19″ funded by the Government of Japan and it is introduced in UN-Habitat’s project promotion videos at its Facebook and YouTube. [...]


[Iraq]Voices from Participants to PWJ Vocational Training Course (1) ~ “Learning always considers the main factor in improving life conditions.” ~


“Learning always considers the main factor in improving life conditions.” Mr. S.H.K, an enthusiastic participant to Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)’s vocational training course, told a PWJ staff. Since September 2020, PWJ has been providing vocational training courses in House Maintenance (electricity and plumbing), Beauty Salon, and Leadership to internally displaced persons (IDPs), women and youth [...]