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…

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…

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…

Wednesday, March 30—Thursday, March 31, 2011

Wednesday, March 30—Thursday, March 31, 2011

On the 29th, JEN distributed fleece clothing and underwear that was donated by UNIQLO to evacuees in Ishinomaki (Miyagi Prefecture). The UNIQLO employees assisted in delivering these goods to more than 750 residents at three sites that had been announced on the radio. JEN is … Read more…

April 2–April 3, 2011

April 2–April 3, 2011

Peace Winds Japan has been examining medium- to long-term needs in the region and is currently working on plans in two areas: (1) supplying household items for those who are moving into temporary residences, and (2) providing play spaces where children and caregivers can play, and … 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 8, 2011

April 8, 2011

JEN is calling for volunteers to help in the effort to help in the sludge removal efforts, to distribute cleanup kits (rubber gloves, rubber boots, masks, shovels, buckets, etc.), and to prepare warm meals as it continues to assist and survey the conditions around Sendai … Read more…