Le 19 juin, le Gouvernement du Japon a décidé d’accorder une Aide d’Urgence de 3 millions de dollars américains, en réponse à l’épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola en République Démocratique du Congo, à travers l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’Enfance (UNICEF) et l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM).
Juba 15 June, 2018 – ‘I have witnessed it myself that most of our mothers die due to losing a lot of blood after delivery and about 80 percent die because of lack of blood for transfusion. So, I felt that I should act as an example to donate blood to save the lives of our mothers’ said Judith a midwife working at Juba Teaching Hospital after donating blood. She appealed to other health workers to volunteer and donate blood to save more lives.
The Government of Japan decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Infectious Diseases Response Team from June 11 in response to the request from the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo concerning the Ebola virus disease outbreak.
The Team will work for strengthening surveillance system and laboratory confirmation capabilities in Kinshasa, in collaboration with the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and International Organizations.
On May 29, the Government of Japan will dispatch the Assessment Team including infectious disease experts and officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo following an outbreak of Ebola virus disease.
The Assessment Team will investigate the needs of the affected areas and coordinate the possibility of further assistance based on discussions with the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and International Organizations.
On April 24, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 14 million US dollars for the persons in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, who are living under severe humanitarian situation caused by the Syrian crisis.
This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance in the areas of health, sanitation, medical service, food and basic needs, through six international organizations including the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
H.E. Mr. Takashi Kurai, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, inaugurated a healthcare project in District Rawalpindi, Punjab on Monday 23rd April 2018. The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 83,230 to Al Mustafa Trust – a Non-Governmental Organization, to improve their basic healthcare services for underprivileged communities. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by NGOs representatives, staffs of the medical center and members of local communities.
HARARE – The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of life-saving health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. The project will be implemented jointly by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). It will particularly help to safeguard the resilience of the most vulnerable, especially women and children, through timely and efficient action to ensure that no one is left behind.
KAMPALA (17 April 2018) - The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 6 million to the United Nations to support refugees and host communities in Uganda over a period of one year from March 2018 to March 2019. The support will go to four UN agencies including; the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Juba, 23 March 2018 - The Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan H.E Seiji Okada and the Community Needs Initiative (CNI) Country Team Leader Mr. Taban James Wani launched the project for construction of primary health care unit (PHCU) and latrines in Nesitu, by signing a project grant contract on March 21, 2018. The project is going to provide access to basic health services for population of approximately 45,000 people in Nesitu and surrounding communities.
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.
Kyiv, Ukraine (19 February 2018) – In 2018, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations system in Ukraine will continue partnership in addressing humanitarian needs and support recovery in conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine. USD 3.6 million of assistance provided by the Government of Japan will be used to address humanitarian needs, support vulnerable groups of population and recovery of eastern regions in Ukraine, through implementation of seven projects by six UN system organizations.
Kabul, November 27, 2017 – Japan has announced the new projects to help eradicate polio and prevent the spread of other deceases in Afghanistan, and to improve the livelihood in Tajik-Afghan cross-border areas for improvement of self-reliance and stability of the region.
October 25, upon the request of the Government of the Republic of Madagascar, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (blankets, non-contact thermometers, masks) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Madagascar in response to plague outbreak.
Upon the request of the Government of Madagascar, and in light of the friendly relations between Japan and Madagascar, Japan decided to provide emergency assistance to Madagascar to meet its humanitarian needs.
AMMAN, 4 October 2017 - The Government of Japan today formally announced a new provision of its Emergency Grant Aid to UNHCR and UNICEF amounting to a total of US$3.5 million for continued emergency humanitarian assistance to Syrians affected by the ongoing crisis.
Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) - Press Release No. 36- 2017
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.
His Excellency Kenichi Suganuma, the Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka visited Anuradhapura District to be present at the opening of the Maternal and Child Health Centre in Buddhangala, Padaviya Division, which has been constructed under ODA grant aid from the people of Japan.
The Japanese Government, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$334,902 for
1) The Project for Extension of Pin Baw Village Station Hospital in Mogaung Township, Kachin State (US$ 103,825); and
2) The Project for Construction of Pin He Village Basic Education Branch Middle School in Mohnyin Township, Kachin State (US$ 231,077).
Ramallah, 20 April, 2017 - The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced today the launching of a project under the title “Women's health: addressing pressing needs for sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer services in hardly hit communities”. The project will be implemented in Gaza and area C with financial support of USD 471,275 by the Government of Japan.