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21 Aug 2017 description
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  1. On Friday, August 18, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (Tent, Plastic Sheet etc.) to the Government of Sierra Leone, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the latter Government following serious damage from the heavy flooding and landslides.

17 Apr 2015 description
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  1. The Government of Japan has decided to newly dispatch two experts to the Republic of Sierra Leone through the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West African countries.

  2. The experts being dispatched this time are Dr. Hajime Kamiya from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (dispatched from April 19, 2015, to May 29, 2015), and Dr. Atsuhiro Kanayama from the National Defense Medical College (dispatched from April 21, 2015, to May 29, 2015).

06 Jan 2015 description
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1. The Government of Japan has decided to newly dispatch two experts to the Republic of Sierra Leone through the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West African countries.

15 Dec 2014 description
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"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

09 Dec 2014 description
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  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).

01 Dec 2014 description
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  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.

28 Nov 2014 description
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"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

12 Nov 2014 description
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"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

12 Nov 2014 description
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  1. On November 7, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid totaling 18 million US dollars to support the Ebola virus disease outbreak response in three West African countries.

03 Oct 2014 description
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  1. On October 3, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid of 22 million US dollars (approximately 2.4 billion yen) through the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other international organizations in order to respond to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West African countries.

25 Sep 2014 description

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson

New York City, NY

September 25, 2014

The text of the following statement was released by the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and High Representative of the European Union:

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09 Sep 2014 description
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  1. On September 9, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (personal protective equipment provided by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) to the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Republic of Liberia, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

  2. Specifics and numbers of the items will be decided based on the local needs to be determined through a consultation with World Health Organization (WHO) etc.

18 Aug 2014 description
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  1. On August 15, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grand aid of 1.5 million US dollars (approximately 145 million Japanese yen) through the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Ebola virus disease outbreak response in West African countries including the Republic of Sierra Leone, the Republic of Liberia and the Republic of Guinea.

11 Mar 2009 description
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At the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV) convened in Yokohama last May, the participants compiled the Yokohama Action Plan that lays out assistant measures to be implemented by countries or organizations.

11 Mar 2009 description
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His Excellency Dr. Luka Biong, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the Government of Southern Sudan,

His Excellency Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Regional Cooperation of the Government of Southern Sudan,

His Excellency Mr. Samuel Poghisio, Minister for Information and Communication of the Republic of Kenya,

His Excellency Mr. Farid Zarif, Chief of Staff of the United Nations Mission in Sudan,

Mr.

29 Jul 2008 description
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  1. On July 29, Japan decided to extend grant aid totaling 6,620 million yen as food aid for the ten countries listed below, as part of the measures to cope with the problem of high food prices.

    2. On April 25 this year, Japan announced that it would implement emergency food aid of approximately 100 million US dollars in the next three months in response to increasing food prices. Also on July 4, Japan announced that it would implement food aid of approximately 50 million dollars by October this year. The decision on this aid is, therefore, part of the concrete implementation.

    3.

08 Mar 2007 description
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On March 2 (Fri), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid for five projects, totaling about 9.76 million dollars, through United Nations organizations to support peace consolidation in four African countries (Uganda, Sierra Leone, Burundi and Liberia).

In Africa, some progress has been made towards achieving durable peace in regions that have suffered from conflict, such as the Great Lakes region and West Africa.

15 Dec 2006 description
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1.The Government of Japan has decided to extend food aid totaling 930 million yen through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to countries and regions in need of food in a fragile transitional stage. Notes to this effect were exchanged on December 15 (Fri) in Rome between Mr. Yuji Nakamura, Japanese Ambassador to Italy, and Ms.

23 Mar 2006 description
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The last item is about Japan's decisions to extend grant aid between 17 to 23 March.

Firstly, 2.6 billion yen will be extended to Afghanistan for the purpose of economic structural reform. A maximum of 106 million yen will be extended to the Democratic and People's Republic of Algeria for fishery. The Government of Japan also decided to extend 416 million yen to the Kingdom of Cambodia for landmine clearance. Also, 600 million yen will be extended in non-project type to the Republic of Malawi.

14 Feb 2006 description
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On February 14 (Tue), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid to eight projects (total amount: approximately 33 million dollars) through UN agencies and other organizations to support peace consolidation in five African countries (Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Liberia and Sierra Leone).

In Africa, progress has been made towards durable peace in regions that have suffered conflict, such as Sudan, the Great Lakes region and West Africa.