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…

May 2, 2011

May 2, 2011

In the Chinomori district of Ofunato (Iwate Prefecture), construction was completed on 71 temporary homes last week, which will house 188 people.  With the help of local volunteers, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) delivered household items to help make those families’ new lives a bit easier. … Read more…

June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011

It has now been three months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku region, so a number of NGOs have published summaries of their activities to date. We have summarized the reports from two of our fund recipients here. The Association for Aid … Read more…

October 20, 2011

October 20, 2011

The Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) Japan posted a report on its activities over the seven months since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck. They listed 13 areas in which they have offered support: (1) provided items for daily living to about 35,000 temporary … Read more…

December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011

The Association for Aid and Relief (AAR) reviewed its nine months of relief efforts since the March 11 disaster. To date, it has provided sets of household items for 20,719 families living in temporary housing (the target is roughly 35,000). AAR is continues to provide … Read more…