Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Affinity Group on Japanese Philanthropy, an umbrella group for Japanese corporate foundations of Japanese companies in the United States, donates all of its assets, nearly $8000, to the JCIE fund. The Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA) delivers mobile clinic services to shelters … Read more…

Monday, March 21, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

The Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA)’s 10th team arrives in Iwate Prefecture. Given the shortage of gasoline, the teams are using donated electronic vehicles for mobile clinic services. A team in Minamisanriku (Miyagi Prefecture) joins an AMDA team already at an emergency shelter at … Read more…

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

NICCO‘s survey team found that the town of Rikuzentakata lost roughly half of its employees in the disaster, making it difficult for the town to respond to the emergency. Accordingly, NICCO personnel joined with doctors and experts in electrical and water supply and headed to … Read more…

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

JEN sent its third team to Miyagi Prefecture, where they joined other teams conducting surveys of the northern part of the prefecture. In addition to JEN’s ongoing efforts in Sendai, they are planning to expand their efforts to this hard-hit northern area that has not … Read more…

Thursday, March 24—Friday, March 25, 2011

Thursday, March 24—Friday, March 25, 2011

Japan Platform reported that relief supplies raised through its matching program reached the Natori relief supply warehouse (the town’s recreation center) today. Sanitary supplies provided by Kao (hand sanitizer, etc.) were being distributed to evacuees with the help of the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) … Read more…

Saturday, March 26—Sunday, March 27, 2011

Saturday, March 26—Sunday, March 27, 2011

JEN has been posting weekly lists of items that are needed in the region, and on the 26th they announced that a truck full of supplies had successfully headed off to deliver the collected supplies. Items on their request list for the coming week include … Read more…

Monday, March 28—Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Monday, March 28—Tuesday, March 29, 2011

In Iwate Prefecture’s Kamaishi City, the larger evacuation centers have been receiving relief supplies and medical services, but AMDA reports that the management of aid stocks needs to be improved. They also report that communication lines to the town of Otsuchi are still out and some evacuation … Read more…