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01 May 2016 description
report Japan Platform

The magnitude-6.5 foreshock at 9:26 p.m. on April 14 and the magnitude-7.3 main shock at 1:25 a.m. on April 16 have caused great damages in Kumamoto Prefecture as well as in neighboring Oita Prefecture. Even though there are fewer aftershocks now, the surviving residents are still spending sleepless nights in uncertainty.

Conditions as of April 30

11 Jul 2011 description
report Japan Platform

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.

09 Jun 2011 description
report Japan Platform

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.

20 May 2011 description
report Japan Platform

Highlights / Key Priorities

  • The death toll from the 11 March earthquake/tsunami and aftershocks has exceeded 15,000.

  • The Government announced a roadmap for the next three months recovery phase aiming to close the most of evacuation centres by the end of August.

  • The Government and TEPCO are likely to review its roadmap that seeks to put the reactors under control within six to nine months due to the larger-than-expected damages inflicted by the disaster.

17 May 2011 description
report Japan Platform

This report is produced by the Japan Platform, in corporation with the Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC). It covers the period from 23 April to 6 May 2011. The next situation report will cover the period between 7 and 20 May.

  1. Highlights / Key Priorities
  • The Diet has passed US$ 49.8 billion supplementary budget to fund immediate efforts to rebuild from the 11 March Disaster, focusing on debris removal, restoration of infrastructures, cash grant to the affected populations and construction of temporary housings.

03 May 2011 description
report Japan Platform

This report is produced by the Japan Platform, in corporation with the Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC). It covers the period from 16 – 22 April 2011. The next situation report will cover the period between 23 April and 6 May.

  1. Highlights / Key Priorities
  • The death toll from the 11 March earthquake/tsunami and aftershocks has exceeded 14,000.

26 Apr 2011 description
report Japan Platform
  1. Highlights / Key Priorities
  • The main concerns of the affected populations are leaving evacuation centres for temporary housings and employment.
  • 5% of agricultural land in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures was damaged by the tsunami and agriculture and livestock industries suffered nearly US$ 9 billon damage by the disaster. 88% of registered fishing vessels were either damaged or destroyed by the tsunami as well. The total damage will change as investigations proceed.
14 Apr 2011 description
report Japan Platform
  1. 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
13 Apr 2011 description
report Japan Platform

Activity Report with Photos; from 1 to 11 April (North-East Japan Earthquake)

Distribution of Emergency Supplies

JEN

We distributed clothes offered by UNIQLO and emergency supplies donated by people all over Japan, to 1,256 local people in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture on 2 and 3 April. We have had conducted three distribution so far to total 2,015 people in Ishinomaki City.

31 Mar 2011 description
report Japan Platform

Activities in the field 26~31/3/2011

Emergency supplies distribution
Peace Winds Japan

Emergency Supplies is distributed at evacuation centres, which Peace Winds Japan supports.