Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

 
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has received 46 donations
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has made updates to their project page.
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Our final update on the recovery in Japan
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    In March, we passed the two year anniversary of the devastating tsunami that rocked the Tohoku region. During that time, we reflected on the aid provided in those two years and we want to share just a few accomplishments because of you: With our long-time partners Peace Winds Japan, we gave vouchers to local people...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Last day to have your donations matched! See the difference you've made!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Thank you so much for all the support you have given to the citizens of Japan. Their stories of survival and struggle are harrowing, but their spirit and dedication to resuming their lives and businesses are inspiring. We want to share with you a couple of stories to show how your contribution has made an impact. Much...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Get your donations matched by 200%!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    For the next 36 hours only, Global Giving will match any of your donations by 200%!  That means that for every $1 you donate, $2 more will be added on. Here's a breakdown of how much a 200% match means for your donations: $10 you donate becomes $30 $25 you donate becomes $75  $50 you donate becomes $150 $100 you...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Have your gift to Japan matched by GlobalGiving! Today!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Just like you haven't forgotten about what happened in Japan, neither have we! Starting today, for a limited time, just for the next two weeks (March 1st-15th) every donation you make to Mercy Corps' Japan Earthquake and Tsunami project will be matched by GlobalGiving at 100% up to $1,000. Though the...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Best Mercy Corps photos of 2012!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    As we ring in the New Year, we spend time reviewing what has been done in 2012. Because of you, we at Mercy Corps were able to do some real life-changing work this year! You are the reason Mercy Corps has expanded our small business program that has already created over 500 jobs in Japan to another area affected by the...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    You made change possible!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    While crises happened last year in Japan, and the consequences continue even today, you have helped to save and change the lives for many men, women, children - and whole communities - in this part of the world. Because of your compassion and generosity we were able to achieve so much in 2012. You made...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Just a few hours left to have your gift matched!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Good News! The deadline has been extended but you just have a few hours left! You can make a huge difference in the lives of countless people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. GlobalGiving is still matching all donations (up to $1000 per donor) made to Mercy Corps’ Response to Japan Earthquake and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Support Mercy Corps' Efforts in Japan: Donate During the GlobalGiving's Japan Matching Campaign!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project leader
    Good News! You can make a huge difference in the lives of countless people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Beginning at 12:01am EDT on November 1, 2012 (13:01 pm JST on November 2), GlobalGiving will be matching all donations made to Mercy Corps’ Response to Japan Earthquake...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has made updates to their project page.
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has made updates to their project page.
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Our Thank you gift to you: 2013 Calendar
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Thank you for your support. Because you have put your caring into action to Mercy Corps through GlobalGiving, we are able to make a positive impact on lives affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. To show our appreciation, we'd like to give you a Mercy Corps calendar as a thank you and daily reminder of how...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has received 66 donations
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Support Mercy Corps: Vote Now for Our Inspiring Photos!
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    We want to thank you again for supporting our efforts in Japan, and would like to take this opportunity to share with you what else Mercy Corps is doing on GlobalGiving... We submitted three breathtaking photos from the field to GlobalGiving's annual photo contest, and two were chosen as finalists! Help us win...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    New Oars: Fishermen resume harvesting profitable species
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Along the tsunami-ravaged coast of Minamisanriku, abalone and sea urchins are an important source of income for local fishermen. Unlike other sea crops, these bottom-dwelling creatures are neither cultivated nor caught with nets, but caught by hand and with spears. In order to harvest these high-value species, fishermen...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has made updates to their project page.
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Biodiesel enterprise fuels Japan economic recovery
    By - Randy Martin - Director for Partnership Development, East Asia
    If you had never visited Japan’s tsunami-ravaged coast until now, the bleak landscape where homes and businesses once stood would be sobering. Having watched the relief effort and the recovery, my visits back to the Tohoku region have been increasingly reassuring. In fact, my recent visit with partner...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Mercy Corps Progress Report: 1 year later in Japan
    By - Bija Gutoff - Senior Writer/Editor
    One year after the worst natural disaster in Japan’s history — the massive earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 — Mercy Corps continues to work with our partner agencies, Peace Winds Japan and PlaNet Finance Japan, to help the Japanese people rebuild. Thanks to your support, we have brought much-needed...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has made updates to their project page.
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Women Back to Work as Seaweed Harvesting Begins
    By - Sylvia Ross - Senior Communications Officer
    The compassion of supporters like you has helped women get back to work in Japan - thank you. Last week, I met Hiroko Mirura. In her early 60s, Ms. Mirura is a former scallop merchant, proud wife of a fisherman, and a strong female leader in the town of Minamisanriku. Hiroko's impressive life boasts many...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    A gift that changes lives in Japan
    By - Carlene Deits - Project Leader
    Mercy Corps continues to aid Japan's recovery by partnering with two local groups to establish the Sanriku Tomodachi Fund for Economic Recovery. This new program will provide grants and subsidies to small- and medium-size businesses with less than 20 employees before the Tsunami. The three-pronged approach will provide...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Thank You for Putting the "Giving" Back in Thanksgiving
    By - Neal Keny-Guyer - CEO
    With Thanksgiving fast approaching, we want to thank you for your generous support of diaster relief in Japan.Your donations embody the spirit of this holiday season and serve as great reminders for all of us to be thankful for what we have and to be generous to those less fortunate.  Your donations are are so...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has received 5678 donations
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Japan: More than Six Months Later
    By - Carol Skowren - Senior Program Officer
    More than six months since the massive quake struck Japan, Mercy Corps, with help from Peace Winds, continues to bring relief to people in need while also continuing efforts that include economic recovery and trauma support. Our projects because of your donations have helped 148,000 people who live in the four...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has made updates to their project page.
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    What I saw in Japan
    By - Roger Burks - Senior Writer
    Last month I visited some of the areas of Japan hit worst by the March tsunami. There, with your help, Mercy Corps and partner Peace Winds are still helping survivors. I visited evacuation centers where hundreds of Japanese families continue to take shelter. I stood in the ruins of homes and businesses. And I heard...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Japan Update: From relief to recovery
    By - Mercy Corps Japan - Response Team
    It's been two months since a deadly earthquake and tsunami hit northeastern Japan. Since then -- alongside our partner, Peace Winds -- Mercy Corps' emergency response team has been delivering food, water and other critical supplies to displaced survivors. Your support has truly made a difference after one of the worst...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Send a message of hope to a child in Japan
    By - Joy Portella - Communications Director
    I want to personally thank you for supporting Mercy Corps while we respond to the earthquake and disaster in Japan. I’ve returned from the area and can tell you firsthand what a difference your gift is making to the survivors. During my time in Japan I saw tremendous resilience. But I also saw overwhelming sadness...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Japan Update: Helping the Littlest Survivors
    By - Mercy Corps' Japan Response Team - Team Leaders
    Disasters like Japan's earthquake and tsunami devastate and disrupt lives — none more than the lives of children like three-year-old Kokowa. After the tsunami, Kokowa's family was stuck on the roof of a building for three days. They had to be rescued by helicopter. Now they're living in a local gymnasium with dozens...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Response update from Mercy Corps in Japan
    By - Mercy Corps Japan Response Team - Response Team
    Japan is going through one of the worst -- and most complex -- emergencies in recent memory. An earthquake, tsunami waves and a nuclear crisis have destroyed cities and displaced thousands of survivors. But, with your generous support, we're rushing relief to them alongside our partner Peace Winds. Here are the latest...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami posted a progress report
    Mercy Corps Fact Sheet on Japan March 16, 2011
    By - Randy Martin - Director, Global Emergency Operations, Mercy Corps
    From Randy Martin, Director, Global Emergency Operations, Mercy Corps: I'm on my way to Japan to support the emergency relief efforts of our partner, Peace Winds. But I wanted to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you for what you're doing to help people affected by this terrible tragedy. Your contribution is helping...
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  • Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Mercy Corps

Portland, OR, United States
http://www.mercycorps.org

Project Leader

Carlene Deits

Portland, OR United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami