Peace Winds America

Our core belief is that disaster response begins with preparedness, and that both disaster preparedness and response should integrate the efforts of governments, militaries, NGOs and the private sector. By strengthening disaster preparedness and response in the Asia Pacific, PWA seeks to reduce the high human, political and economic costs of natural disasters in the Pacific Rim.
Japan Earthquake Disaster Recovery
 
Peace Winds America is committed to providing disaster relief and recovery to the people of Japan. Following the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes we immediately provided food, water, shelter, sanitation facilities, counseling, and access to medical care. Currently Peace Winds is running housing camps for evacuees and assisting with household setup as families transition to temporary housing. PWA is committed to the people of Kumamoto as we remain steadfast to the recovery of northern Japan (Tohoku). project reportread updates from the field
Rebuilding Women's Livelihoods in Nepal
 
PWA continues to assist those displaced by the 2015 earthquakes. PWA recovery efforts target livelihoods, particularly female-headed households. PWA and partners are constructing three community centers where women and girls receive tools, training, and support to enter the labor force in a safe environment. To complement our community center program PWA is also expanding to support water and sanitation projects to build water and toilet facilities for homes and schools currently lacking them. project reportread updates from the field
Revitalize the Fishing Industry in Northeast Japan
 
The Tohoku economy depends on the local fishing industry, devastated by the March 2011 tsunami. Peace Winds is providing 500 families with seasonal fishing equipment to restore livelihoods and accelerate economic recovery. Peace Winds is also supporting Minamisanriku fishing cooperatives, the resource and management center of the fishing community. With your support Peace Winds is revitalizing the fishing industry. project reportread updates from the field
Philippines Disaster Relief and Recovery
 
In August, severe flooding inundated Metro Manila and the northern Philippines, affecting over 500,000 people. Peace Winds America (PWA) and its local partner, Citizens' Disaster Response Center (CDRC), have been distributing relief supplies to families in evacuation centers and to vulnerable communities. With PWA support, CDRC is strengthening community capabilities through community-based disaster management and training. project reportread updates from the field
Typhoon Bopha Emergency Relief in the Philippines
 
The destructive "Typhoon Bopha" (or Pablo) made landfall on the eastern coast of Mindanao early December 4. Torrential rain and strong winds toppled trees and power lines, destroyed houses and roads, and caused floods and mudslides and forced more than 300,000 to seek refuge in evacuation centers. Peace Winds America (PWA) and its local partner, Citizens' Disaster Response Center (CDRC), are responding by distributing relief supplies to affected families in Compostela Valley. project reportread updates from the field
Philippines Disaster Response Fund - Haiyan
 
Donations to this project will support our emergency response and ongoing recovery in the Philippines for Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). We will be supporting immediate relief needs as well as longer-term recovery, including shelter and livelihoods. Together with our trusted local partner, Citizens' Disaster Relief Center (CDRC), your contribution will enable us to help more people quickly, and prepare them to be ready for the next time disaster strikes. project reportread updates from the field
Rebuilding Fishing Communities in Japan
 
The Tohoku economy in Northeast Japan depends on the local fishing industry, devastated by the March 2011 tsunami. Peace Winds is building fishing sheds for Minamisanriku families living in temporary housing and providing families with seasonal fishing equipment, which are critical to their business success. With your support Peace Winds is restoring livelihoods and accelerating economic recovery in Northeast Japan.
 
   

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