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…

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…

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…

April 4–April 5, 2011

April 4–April 5, 2011

On April 2–3, JEN brought its third shipment of relief supplies to Ishinomaki (Miyagi Prefecture), providing clothing donated by UNIQLO as well as other supplies donated from around the country. They have assisted more than 2,000 people in that town to date. Among the donated … Read more…

April 29–May 1, 2011

April 29–May 1, 2011

When the Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) received a phone call about three families who have children with disabilities and are living in a shelter in Ishinomaki (Miyagi Prefecture) that is running low on supplies, they quickly sprang into action, bringing food, bedding, and … Read more…