- Japan: Earthquake and Tsunami - Mar 2011
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Japan: Floods - Jul 2008
- Japan: Earthquake - Oct 2004
- Japan: Typhoon Tokage - Oct 2004
- East and South Asia: Typhoon Aere and Typhoon Chaba - Aug 2004
- Japan: Floods and Mudslides - Jul 2004
- Japan: Hokkaido Earthquake - Sep 2003
- Japan: Earthquake - Jul 2003
- Japan: Earthquake - Jan 1995
Le 25 février, 6 personnes, en mission humanitaire, ont trouvé la mort dans les environs de Markounda alors qu’ils effectuaient une mission humanitaire. Plusieurs braquages ont été enregistrés.
During another harsh winter in eastern Afghanistan over the past five months, CWS Japan provided cash assistance to help families returning from Pakistan after years in exile to meet basic needs, including interventions to help prevent often-deadly acute respiratory illness among children. Since most families are living in extreme conditions without full shelter or heat, young children face multiple health risks, but ARIs are the deadliest.
19th March, 2018 The Grant Contract formalizing the Government of Japan’s assistance to four new Grassroots Human Security Projects in total were signed between H.E Mr. Tetsuya Ishii, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Tonga, and respective recipients on Thursday, 15 March 2018.
15 March 2018— The World Health Organization (WHO) expresses its appreciation for a new donation of US$ 1.5 million from the Government of Japan to provide emergency services to vulnerable populations in conflict-affected areas in Yemen, where more than 16.4 million people are in need of access to health care services.
Mogadishu – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with support from the Government of Japan has completed the distribution of 150 solar lanterns to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Galkayo, a district in the north-central Mudug region of Somalia, and Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital city.
On March 15, Ambassador Koji Haneda attended the Ceremonial Handover of Japanese Construction Heavy Machineries and the Signing Ceremony of the Exchange of Notes with the UN-Habitat for Marawi Rehabilitation in Marawi City. From the Philippine side, Executive Secretary Medialdea, Secretary Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Secretary Diokno of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Assistant Secretary Castro from Bangon Marawi, Vice Governor Alont Adiong of Lanao del Sur, and Mayor Gandamra of Marawi City joined the ceremony.
On the occasion of the Sri Lankan President’s visit to Japan, an Exchange of Notes for the Health and Medical Service Improvement Project (Yen Loan) amounting up to Japanese Yen 10,639 million (approximately Rs. 15,619 million) was signed on March 14, 2018 in Tokyo between H.E. Mr. Kenichi Suganuma, Ambassador of Japan on behalf of the Government of Japan and H.E. Prof. Dhamika Ganganath Dissanayake, Ambassador of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka in the presence of H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and H.E Mr.
YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the announcement of a US$72.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The generous infusion of funding will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance in 23 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
“Prepararse para lo inesperado e imposible”
Algunos podrían preguntarse, dado el amplio y creciente número de crisis naturales y originadas por el ser humano –para las cuales estamos preparándonos y respondiendo–, por qué la Cruz Roja / Media Luna Roja está dedicando tiempo y recursos a la preparación para emergencias nucleares, eventos que históricamente son poco comunes.
Tokyo – The Government of Japan has donated USD 30.5 million to support IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in its 2018 operations – assisting vulnerable migrants such as displaced persons, refugees, returnees and affected communities, in the midst of various conflicts and crises continuing around the world. With this donation, Japan will also support increasing the capacity of various governments in their humanitarian border management efforts.
By Yuki Matsuoka
TOKYO, 13 March 2018 - A study of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has emphasized the importance of economic recovery to the well-being of communities in the post-disaster phase.
Professor Itsuki Nakabayashi from Meiji University noted that, according to his study, both the availability of jobs and livelihoods, and the revitalization of commercial districts in the neighborhood, are integral to individual perceptions of recovery, and thus the resilience of local businesses plays a major role in post-disaster community well-being.
The Ministry for Border Affairs held a ceremony to commemorate the opening of Kwee Tel Basic Education Middle School in Sittway, Rakhine State on Monday.
Kwee Tel school is the 100th school built by the Ministry in collaboration with the Nippon Foundation and Bridge Asia Japan (BAJ), an INGO based in Japan.
Juba, 9 March 2018, the CTSAMM Chairperson, Major General Ibrahim Abdeljeili, paid a courtesy call to the Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan, Mr. Seiji Okada, to receive funds of $500,000 USD provided to the mission with the aim supporting the peace process in South Sudan. The funds will enable the CTSAMM to carry out its mandate of monitoring the ceasefire in South Sudan. The project funding will enhance the efforts to conduct outreach with civil society and other stakeholders with specific focus on addressing gender issues.
Addis Ababa March 12/2018 Japan has provided new assistance package worth 22.8 million USD for Ethiopia through its partnership programs with various international organizations, according to a press release issued by the Japanese Embassy.
Japan continues to save lives and respect their dignity by providing humanitarian assistance for refugees, the internally displaced people, and other vulnerable persons affected by natural disasters and violent conflicts, it added.
On 12 March 2018, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) officially handed over a total of 100 housing units in Bartella, Nineveh Governorate, rehabilitated under the project titled “Promoting Urban Recovery and Resilience in Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq” generously funded by the Government of Japan.
SANA’A – Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of US$16 million from the Government of Japan, which provides a significant boost to WFP operations aimed at averting famine in Yemen.
Bangkok, 16 February 2018, 14:30: On 13 February 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Justice released a preliminary press release of their asylum processing statistics for 2017. These figures revealed an astounding 99.9% rejection rate of all applications.
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 23.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). yesterday, an agreement was jointly signed by the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and the Chief Donor Relations of UNRWA, Mr. Marc Lassouaoui.
7 March 2018, Juba, Republic of South Sudan – The United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office and the Embassy of Japan in South Sudan are pleased to announce the launch of the fourth cycle of the UNITAR Hiroshima South Sudan Fellowship on Entrepreneurship and Project Planning (hereafter “the programme”).