July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012

Immediately after the 3/11 disaster, 340,000 people evacuated their homes in Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima, the hardest hit prefectures. About one in five of those people, or more than 70,000 residents, have still not returned to their native prefectures. In a July 2012 survey conducted … Read more…

September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012

A JCIE survey of nearly 1,000 nonprofits, businesses, and philanthropic foundations reveals that, in the 1 ½ years since Japan’s Tohoku region was devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami, Americans have donated at least $665.8 million (¥53.3 billion) for relief and recovery efforts. This outpouring of … Read more…