Emergency Response to Western Japan Flood

by Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan)
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Emergency Response to Western Japan Flood
Emergency Response to Western Japan Flood
Emergency Response to Western Japan Flood


In response to the downpours and flooding that hit Western Japan in early July, AAR Japan has entered Okayama Prefecture to provide emergency relief and will continue distribution of food and non food items (NFIs), running Soup kitchens at Niman elementary school evacuation center. Our efforts aim to expedite early recovery of the survivors and to accelerate their return to normal life.

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Thousands of people are affected by devastating floods and landslides that hit western Japan in early July. In response, Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR) will provide Emergency Relief, dispatching the emergency response team on 9th July.


AAR Japan has dispatched the emergency response team to the affected areas to implement relief efforts such as follows: 1) Erecting Soup kitchens to cook meals (curry, rice balls, miso soup etc) around/in evacuation centers to serve the affected populations. 2) Distributing NFIs such as diapers, clothes, feminine hygiene products, food and etc. 3) Conducting needs-assessment on communities of PWDs to implement timely and appropriate support to the group.

Long-Term Impact

AAR Japan headquartered in Tokyo has a liaison office in Saga prefecture on Kyushu Island, which can assure sustainable and long-term assistance to Okayama.


Organization Information

Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan)

Location: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo - Japan
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @aarjapan
Project Leader:
Anna Kajino
Programme Coordinator
Shinagawa-ku , Tokyo Japan

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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