Concrete outcome of coordination effort in Miyagi
Japan Platform becomes a key actor of four-party meeting (Govt. Disaster Response HQ, Pref. Disaster Response HQ, Self Defense Force and Pref. Disaster Volunteer Centre -Pref. Social Welfare Councils/NGOs/NPOs) and tripartite meeting at municipality level. As a result, JPF has been undertaking various coordination activities such as public-private cooperative activities, coordination of matching beneficiary needs with donor supplies and service providers, coordination of sectoral support and local level activities.
JPF has tackled the following undertakings since March 11 th :
JPF began providing grant funding to member NGOs, matching aid supplies and service providers with on-the-spot needs, conducting coordination per sector, and carrying out coordination of aid activities in the municipalities.
- Highlights / Key Priorities
- 12,554 dead and 15,077 missing to date
- Nutritionists call for increased variety of food supplies
- 24.9 million tons of debris in 3 prefectures
The council of Japan Platform, formed by the representatives of Japanese NGOs, the government, the academics, the business sector, and foundations, met on 28th September in Tokyo, Japan and the council sends the deep condolences to the victims of the terrible acts in the United States.