2,917 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
19 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
  1. In the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, a large number of bombs dropped during the Indochina Wars still remain unexploded throughout the country, hindering the country’s economic and social development. Against this backdrop, Japan and the United States will contribute to clearing unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Laos and will keep each other informed of their progress as part of the Japan-U.S. cooperation for the clearance of landmines and UXO in Southeast Asia.

19 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On December 19, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 3.5 million yen (generators and its related items) to the Republic of Cabo Verde, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the eruption of Pico de Fogo volcano.

19 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On Wednesday, December 10, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency relief goods worth approximately 22 million yen (blankets, sleeping pads, plastic sheets, etc.) to the Republic of the Philippines, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), based on the request from the Government of the Philippines.

  2. Typhoon Hagupit (Philippine name: Ruby) landed the Philippines on December 6 and brought about massive damages including casualties. Over 1.7 million people have evacuated so far due to the typhoon.

17 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan

Jerusalem, 17 December 2014 – UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (PAPP) has been entrusted with a USD 500,000 contribution from The Government of Japan to remove rubble and debris in the Gaza Strip.

With the Government of Japan’s contribution, around 30,000 tonnes of rubble will be removed over the period of 10 months, generating approximately 5,400 workdays.

17 Dec 2014 description

Niamey – The Government of Japan today signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help Niger bolster peace and security within the country and in the Sahel.

With US$ 1.7 million dollars from Japan, UNDP and the European Union civilian mission in Niger (EUCAP Sahel Niger) will work with the Nigerien authorities to provide training and equipment to police and other institutions to strengthen the regions’ ability to respond to civilian and security crises.

15 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan

"We must stop this outbreak any way we can. Japan is determined to put forth its best in the fight against the Ebola virus disease.”

(Remarks by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the United Nations High-level Meeting on the Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak, September 25, 2014)

Japan’s new response to the Ebola outbreak

15 Dec 2014 description
report UN Population Fund

15 December 2014

JUBA/NEW YORK – No reliable figures chart the current suffering of women and girls in South Sudan. But one can reliably say that the new country is one of the worst places on earth for their health and well-being. Many girls, like Regina Awol Deng suffer days of agonizing labour pains for lack of timely emergency care, endangering their lives.

Not so long ago, when the country became independent in July 2011, hopes were high for a brighter future after Africa’s longest-running civil war.

15 Dec 2014 description
report Sudan Tribune

December 14, 2014 (JUBA) - Japan will resume its development aid to South Sudan following suspension of its bilateral cooperation at the height of the conflict in the new nation, a diplomat disclosed.

Ambassador Takeshi Akamatsu said his government, after careful consideration, will renew development aid for infrastructural development and humanitarian assistance.

“It’s a great disappointment that Japan was obliged to suspend her cooperation activities due to confusion and insecurity arising from conflict last year,” said Takeshi.

12 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan

Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa will hand over Japan's emergency relief goods for the victims of Typhoon Ruby to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on December 15. The turnover ceremony will be held at DSWD in Quezon City at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The relief goods will be received by DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman.

11 Dec 2014 description

TEGUCIGALPA. –El Gobierno de Japón, a través de su Embajador en Honduras, Kenji Okada, entregó 500 mil dólares al Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para garantizar la seguridad alimentaria de 3 mil 600 familias que resultaron afectadas en la zona sur de Honduras por la sequía de este año.

10 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On Wednesday, December 10, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency relief goods worth approximately 22 million yen (blankets, sleeping pads, plastic sheets, etc.) to the Republic of the Philippines, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), based on the request from the Government of the Philippines.

  2. Typhoon Hagupit (Philippine name: Ruby) landed the Philippines on December 6 and brought about massive damages including casualties. Over 1.7 million people have evacuated so far due to the typhoon.

09 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On December 9, the Government of Japan, with a view to preventing further spread of the Ebola virus disease in West African countries, decided to newly extend emergency grant aid of approximately 820 million yen (8.5 million US dollars) to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

08 Dec 2014 description
report Redhum

Honduras, 08 de Diciembre 2014
Fuente: Comisión Permanente de Contingencias

El Gobierno del Japón a través de su Embajador en Honduras, el Sr. Kenji Okada, entrego al Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) la cantidad quinientos mil dólares (US$500,000), que han sido utilizados para garantizar la seguridad alimentaria de 3,600 familias que resultaron afectadas por las sequías de este año en la zona sur de Honduras.

05 Dec 2014 description

Update on the dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

China

04 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
file preview
Arabic version

Today, on 2nd December, 2014, Mr. Junya Matsuura, Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs and the Representative of Japan to the PA attended the opening ceremonies for two health projects. The first one was held at St. John Eye Hospital in East Jerusalem and the other was at Al-Ahli Hospital in Hebron. The ceremonies were also attended by the representatives of both hospitals and the governors as well. These two projects were funded by the Government of Japan through Japan's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).

01 Dec 2014 description
report Government of Japan
  1. The outbreak of the Ebola virus disease continues to spread in West Africa, with a total of 15,327 cases and 5,450 deaths reported in four countries, namely Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Mali (As of November 25, WHO) . Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged at the United Nations General Assembly that Japan would provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is required to secure safety of medical staff. In this regard, upon the request from these four countries, the Government of Japan decided to provide approximately 700,000 sets of PPE.

29 Nov 2014 description

Kabul 29 November 2014 – In a ceremony held today in Kabul, the Government of Japan and the World Health Organization signed a 12 million USD (700,000,000 AFN) grant agreement for the procurement of anti-tuberculosis medicines and implementation of other activities related to fighting the tuberculosis (TB) burden in Afghanistan.

28 Nov 2014 description
report Government of Japan

"We must stop this outbreak any way we can. Japan is determined to put forth its best in the fight against the Ebola virus disease.”

(Remarks by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the United Nations High-level Meeting on the Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak, September 25, 2014)

Japan’s new response to the Ebola outbreak

26 Nov 2014 description
report UN Population Fund

LAKE STATES, South Sudan – The Goverment of Japan, based on its commitment to universal health and through partnership with the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, delivered an ambulance to health facilties to support emergency obstetric care services in Mingkaman, Lake States, where more than 100,000 internally displaced persons live.

25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.