The campaign will end at 23:59:59 p.m. EST on December 31,2017 or when funds run out, whichever comes first.
There is $50,000 USD in matching funds available.
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After the April 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes, many families still remain in temporary housing communities. In temporary housing, isolation and withdrawal become a concern, especially for the elderly. Peace Winds has been providing community building and engagement activities for the 1,500 families. Peace Winds is working with the newly formed 24 townships, university professors, and local NGOs to meet the social, personal, and community needs of the families in long-term recovery.
2 powerful earthquakes have rocked the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto. Dozens of people are still trapped in the rubbles. More then 50,000 people evacuated and are currently staying in temporary shelters or on the streets while the death toll continue to rise. IsraAID team in Japan of trained disaster specialists and psycho social professionals is on it's way to Kumamoto to assess the needs and provide psychological first aid (PFA) for the victims in the evacuation centers.
Providing education tours for children who have suffered from mega earthquake in Kumamoto, Japan. We are a sustainable learning center in Ogatsu, where mega earthquake and tsunami struck in 2011. Our theme is to provide how to live sustainable life through experiences in nature as well as to interact with locals to learn about disaster and revitalization effort. We have organized a tour in October for 15 children. They have felt many positive impact and planning for 4 tours in two years.
The Hands On Tokyo Baseball Project for Natural Disaster Survivors will unite three middle school boy baseball teams from Tohoku, Tokyo, and Kumamoto. The boys will divide their time equally between baseball and fostering meaningful dialogue about natural disasters with the goal of empowering young people to become strong contributors and leaders in their local communities. It is also an exciting once in a lifetime opportunity to practice baseball with professional baseball players.
On July 31, 2016, IMCRA held its 4th major colloquium/workshop in Japan titled,"The Long-Term Caregiver Experience: Patients, Providers, Pragmatics". The need for this event became especially pressing after the Kumamoto earthquake. Because there is still little easily-accessible practice data on the long-term medical/psychological pitfalls of disaster recovery we have begun to update our professional guide modules for families and healthcare providers in both regions of Japan
Our project will provide immediate and long-term support to orphanages in Kumamoto and other areas that were affected by the devastating earthquake. We'll provide material support such as clothing, footwear, toys, books, school supplies, and bikes. For emotional support, this includes counseling and therapeutic activities (field trips,Yoga, camps,etc...)
The project will help revitalize the 20 communities of Nishihara Village in Kumamoto. Still busy restoring their damaged properties, 60% of the farming population could no longer work in their paddy and vegetable fields for their daily needs. In line with the government`s goal of restoring the communities, OISCA is dispatching agricultural experts and mobilizing volunteers to optimize the agricultural production as well as helping in the marketing of the village`s agricultural crops.
In Kumamoto Earthquake, still 20,559 people are in emergency shelters. Food poisoning under hot weather is now a serious issue. The Kamaishi Kitchen Car Project (KKCP) certified by the health authority, returning to Tohoku Tsunami supports and responding to community-level requests of their know-how, is sending two kitchen cars to serve 10,000 people in diverse shelters. This also is a part of new efforts to build the Kitchen-car Disaster Support Network in Japan.
JEN has dispatched and start implementing the emergency support to the poeple of Kumamoto city and it neibouring towns. As the frequent quakes expand the damages to entire Kyushu region, the number of people affected increases day by day. So far, we assessed "material" needs to provide relief goods and necessary food, followed by debris removal tool kit, urgently. We hope that our unique projects will contribute as evacuee's psychological first aid during the emergency phase.
At 1:25 AM local time on April 16, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the southwestern city of Kumamoto-shi, Japan. The earthquake comes just one day after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the area along with several strong aftershocks.