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22 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Japan

Today, September 22, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods to the Commonwealth of Dominica, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica following serious damage from Hurricane “Maria” in the country.

22 Sep 2017 description

Mogadishu – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with the support of the Government of Japan, donated office equipment to Somalia’s newly formed Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management on 20 September. The donation forms part of IOM’s support to the Federal and State level Drought Committees, which will include training and staff secondments.

21 Sep 2017 description

Co-chairs statement issued on behalf of: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock; European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, H.E. Mr. Christos Stylianides; and African Union Commissioner for Political Affairs, H.E. Ms. Minata Samate Cessouma.

21 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Japan
  1. Today, September 20, upon the request of the Government of the United Mexican States, the Government of Japan decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Search and Rescue Team to the Mexico to conduct search and rescue operations for missing persons in response to the damages caused by the massive earthquake. The team will depart for Mexico on September 21.

  2. In light of the friendly relations between Japan and Mexico, Japan decided to provide emergency assistance to Mexico from a humanitarian viewpoint.

20 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

Este envío da continuidad a la ayuda ofrecida por su nación a la isla caribeña el pasado año tras el azote del huracán Matthew al oriente del país

Dos aviones con artículos de emergencia donados por Japón arribaron este lunes al Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí de La Habana, como parte de la ayuda internacional ofrecida a los cubanos tras los daños ocasionados por el huracán Irma, informó PL.

19 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

RAMALLAH, 18 September 2017 –UNICEF handed over two new mobile clinics to the Ministry of Health thanks to a US $144,588 donation from the Government and people of Japan.

These new “clinics on wheels” are equipped with all the medical devices needed to provide women and children with essential primary health care and nutrition services. A mobile team comprised of a doctor and a nurse will work in each of them in Areas B and C of the West Bank to provide 5,000 extremely vulnerable families who live in Bedouin and herding communities with basic health services.

19 Sep 2017 description
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The Government of Japan has announced emergency funding of $4.5 million dollars to support UNHCR’s humanitarian assistance for families affected by the Mosul crisis.

The new funding will be targeted to help improve the daily living conditions of the most vulnerable displaced families for the coming winter. The grant will help provide winter shelter and emergency non-food items, including blankets, stoves and plastic sheeting. Newly-displaced families in camps will receive assistance to help insulate their tents.

19 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Japan
  1. Today, September 16, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (Sleeping Pads, Portable Jerry Cans etc.) to Antigua and Barbuda, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda following serious damage from Hurricane “Irma” in the country.

18 Sep 2017 description

18 September 2017 – In response to the critical health needs of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Ar-Raqqa governorate in north-east Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered more than 7 tons of medicines and emergency medical supplies to Al-Tabqa national hospital.

16 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has decided to provide a total sum of US$ 1,263,112 (approx. Rs. 190 million) to SKAVITA Humanitarian Assistance and Relief Project (SHARP) and HALO Trust for humanitarian demining in Northern Sri Lanka. The Grant Contract was signed between His Excellency Mr. Kenichi Suganuma, Ambassador of Japan and Lt Col (Retd) V.S.M. Sarath Jayawardhene, Programme Manager of SHARP and Ms. Fiona Kilpatrick, Programme Manager of HALO Trust, respectively, on 12th September 2017 at the Embassy of Japan in Colombo.

15 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

Vietnam faces significant risks to multiple natural disasters such as floods, typhoons, droughts, and landslides. Approximately 60 percent of the total land area and 71 percent of the population are at risk of typhoons and floods.  Vietnam’s average annual direct economic losses from floods and typhoons are estimated at 0.8 percent of its gross domestic product—the third-highest percentage among the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

14 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On Thursday, September 14, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (water purifiers, portable jerry cans, etc.) to the Republic of Cuba, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the Republic of Cuba following serious damage from Hurricane “Irma” in the country.

14 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone TALIM (named LANNIE in the Philippines) continued moving north-west over the East China Sea, strengthening. On 14 September 0.00 UTC its centre was located 750 km southwest of Kyushu island (Japan) and it had max. sustained winds speed of 213 km/h.

13 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone TALIM continued moving over the northwestern Pacific Ocean, strengthening. On 13 September 0.00 UTC it was located 90 km of Miyako-Jima island (Japan) and it had maximum sustained wind speed of 139 km/h.

  • Over the next 24 hours, it could start moving over the East China Sea, strengthening as a typhoon. Its centre could pass approximately 300 km north-east of Taiwan and off the coast of Zhejiang (China) on 14-15 September, before reaching south-western Japan on 16-17 September. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge could affect these areas.

08 Sep 2017 description

Juba – Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan Kiya Masahiko visited the Bentiu protection of civilians (PoC) site this week, where Government of Japan partners are providing humanitarian assistance to an estimated 115,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs). With over 7.6 million people in need of aid across the country, the support of the Japanese people is critical to ensuring relief agencies have resources to reach those most in need.

07 Sep 2017 description

18th August, 2017, The Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, has responded to the unfortunate mudslide disaster that has claimed hundreds of lives in Sierra Leone. JICA commences the implementation of a disaster relief operation that will ensure that relief items such as 100pcs of tents, 6,395pcs of blankets, 1,320pcs of sleeping pads, 163 sheets of plastic sheets, 30 units of water purifiers and 1,500pcs of portable jerry cans are distributed across affected regions of the country.

06 Sep 2017 description

PASIG CITY, Sept. 6 – As a sign of support to the Department of Education's (DepEd) initiative to repair and rehabilitate schools damaged by the armed conflict in Marawi City, R.K. Shimizu (Nagasaki) Foundation, Inc. donated various school furniture on August 25.

05 Sep 2017 description

Activities implemented:

  • Distributed emergency agricultural and livestock kits (crop seeds, vegetable seeds, tools, fertilizers and feed) to 12 184 households in Chin and Rakhine.

  • Provided 6 234 chickens, 5 078 pigs and 3 001 goats to 4 135 households in Chin and Rakhine.

  • Supplied 131 471 viss animal feed (chicken, piglet and goat) and complementary vitaminsto support livestock for two consecutive months.