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  • 22.The sharing information meeting for cooperation and coordination with other NGOs and local government at Kurashiki city hall, Okayama/ 17th July 2018 ©JPF 22.The sharing information meeting for cooperation and coordination with other NGOs and local government at Kurashiki city hall, Okayama/ 17th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 21.Confirming the overwhelming staff shortage for volunteering and management when emergency response teams were surveying at Mabi Volunteer center which is managed by PBV (one of JPF NGO members) founding supported by JPF, Okayama/ 17th July 2018 ©JPF 21.Confirming the overwhelming staff shortage for volunteering and management when emergency response teams were surveying at Mabi Volunteer center which is managed by PBV (one of JPF NGO members) founding supported by JPF, Okayama/ 17th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 20.JPF emergency response team and Peace Winds Japan are accompanying USAID/OFDA's monitoring the affected areas (In front of Mabi Memorial Hospital)/16th July 2018 ©JPF 20.JPF emergency response team and Peace Winds Japan are accompanying USAID/OFDA's monitoring the affected areas (In front of Mabi Memorial Hospital)/16th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 19. Mr. KOMINO JPF Co-Chair person is confirming member NGOs support activities in SONO elementary school which is a shelter for the affected people /16th July 2018 ©JPF 19. Mr. KOMINO JPF Co-Chair person is confirming member NGOs support activities in SONO elementary school which is a shelter for the affected people /16th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 18.The debris gathered in roadsides Mabi, Okayama/16th July 2018 ©JPF 18.The debris gathered in roadsides Mabi, Okayama/16th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 17.JPF staffs talking with children to get their needs in Nomura junior high school where they use as the evacuation shelter, Ehime, 14th July 2018 ©JPF 17.JPF staffs talking with children to get their needs in Nomura junior high school where they use as the evacuation shelter, Ehime, 14th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 16.JPF staffs talking with children to get their needs in Nomura junior high school where they use as the evacuation shelter, Ehime, 14th July 2018 ©JPF 16.JPF staffs talking with children to get their needs in Nomura junior high school where they use as the evacuation shelter, Ehime, 14th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 15.The situation around the Car Park of Michi-no-eki (souvenir shop), Ehime, 14th July 2018 ©JPF 15.The situation around the Car Park of Michi-no-eki (souvenir shop), Ehime, 14th July 2018 ©JPF
  • 14.JPS's NGO member staff hearing the needs from the affected people at the Kurashiki Athletic park's hall, Okayama, 14th July 2018 ©AAR 14.JPS's NGO member staff hearing the needs from the affected people at the Kurashiki Athletic park's hall, Okayama, 14th July 2018 ©AAR
  • 13. The emergency team staff collaborating with Social Welfare Council in Uwajima City / 10 th July ©JPF 13. The emergency team staff collaborating with Social Welfare Council in Uwajima City, 10th July ©JPF
  • 12. A heap of debris fallen by the floods / 10th July ©JPF 12. A heap of debris fallen by the floods, 10th July ©JPF
  • 11. Landslide Damages / 10th July Uwajima City ©JPF 11. Landslide Damages, Uwajima City, 10th July ©JPF
  • 10. Supporting items gathered for affected people / 11th July Ehime ©JPF 10. Supporting items gathered for affected people, Ehime, 11th July ©JPF
  • 9. The Roadside Garage broken by floods / 11th July Ozu City ©JPF 9. The Roadside Garage broken by floods, Ozu City, 11th July ©JPF
  • 8. The Information sharing meeting with local governments and Social Welfare Council / 11th July Ehime ©JPF 8. The Information sharing meeting with local governments and Social Welfare Council, Ehime, 11th July ©JPF
  • 7. JPF Emergency Assessment Team identifying supporting goods/ 10th July Ehime ©JP 7. JPF Emergency Assessment Team identifying supporting goods, Ehime, 10th July ©JPF
  • 6. JPF Emergency Assessment Team Information sharing meeting with NPOs, Social Welfare Council and Local government / 9th July Ehime ©JPF 6. JPF Emergency Assessment Team Information sharing meeting with NPOs, Social Welfare Council and Local government, Ehime, 9th July ©JPF
  • 5. JPF Emergency Assessment Team Corroboration with NGOs and Local government/ 9th July Ehime ©JPF 5. JPF Emergency Assessment Team Corroboration with NGOs and Local government, Ehime, 9th July ©JPF
  • 4. Supporting goods gathered in Roadside Station / 9th July Ehime ©JPF 4. Supporting goods gathered in Roadside Station, Ehime, 9th July ©JPF
  • 3. Living goods drawn by the floods remain on the road / 9th July, Ehime ©JPF 3. Living goods drawn by the floods remain on the road, Ehime, 9th July ©JPF
  • 2. PWJ team On the way to the affected area / 8th July Hiroshima ©PWJ/A-PADジャパン/CF 2. PWJ team On the way to the affected area, Hiroshima, 8th July ©PWJ/A-PAD Japan/CF
  • 1. PWJ team On the way to the affected area / 8th July Hiroshima ©PWJ/A-PADジャパン/CF 1. PWJ team On the way to the affected area, Hiroshima, 8th July ©PWJ/A-PAD Japan/CF
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15th, July, 2018
The donation we could accept from you, we decided to subsidize the activities of member NGO Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) and started the support project. Please refer to the tab of the NGO activities.
14th, July, 2018
In consideration of the seriousness of the damage and the local needs, we decided to expand the response period and the funds frame as described below.
【Program Budget】It is expanded from 30million yen to 200 million yen(Private Fund)

We are deeply appreciated that enterprises, organizations, individuals who have offered your support. JPF, we are responsible for appropriately and effectively utilizing the donations and services for affected peoples who are needed.

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)

Program Living Support for affected peoples in Hiroshima and Okayama
Budget 19,974,306 Japanese yen
Period 15th, July, 2018 - 14th, September, 2018 (62 days)

Peace Board Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (PBV)

Program Initial Analysis for the affected peoples by Western Japan Flood
Budget 2,928,669 Japanese yen
Period 9th, July, 2018 - 22th, July, 2018 (14 days)

Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR)

Program Emergency Support Needs Survey for the affected peoples by western Japan floods
Budget 2,853,806 Japanese Yen
Period 10th, July, 2018 - 23th, July, 2018 (14days)

Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA)

Program Initial Survey Program aimed at grasping present condition and needs caused by July, Heisei 30 year's Heavy Rains
Budget 1,550,860 Japanese yen (Private Fund)
Period 12th, July, 2018 - 25th, July, 2018 (14 days)

PARC Interpeoples' Cooperation (PARCIC)

Program Support Survey on affected peoples by Western Japan Flood in Ehime
Budget 2,999,997 Japanese yen
Period 16th, July, 2018 - 29th, July, 2018年 (14days)

In the emergency initial investigation, the following two projects are being implemented before the start of the programs.

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)

Program Needs survey, Rescue activities, Medical activities and goods distribution support in Western Japanese Floods
Budget 2,999,728 Japanese yen
Period 8th, July, 2018 - 14th, July, 2018 (7days)

Japan Platform (JPF)

Program Initial Emergency Survey for the effects by the western Japanese Floods
Budget 899,440 Japanese yen
Period 8th, July, 2018 - 14th, July, 2018 (7days)
※Extension is decided until 21th, July

List of companies / organizations who received donation offer (In Japanese)

We introduce ourlatest activities and informationon official Facebook Account

Activities Map

Activities Map(PDF 415KB) As of 15 July 2018

Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods Activities Map

NGO Activities

Please see the latest project content · subsidy amount and period.

NGO Activities(PDF 284KB) As of 15 July 2018

Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods Project List

●9th July, 2018

Japan Platform has mobilized the "Emergency Response to the Western Japan Floods" in response to the record-breaking torrential rain which began to fall on July 5 and has caused significant and widespread floods damages in western Japan.

JPF has also begun to appeal for donations and appreciate your assistance for the victims. Please refer to our website and Facebook page for further updates

[Over Views]

  • The JPF Emergency Mobilization Assessment*1 Team has arrived on the ground on July 8 and has been conducting assessment to better provide relief in accordance with the needs on the ground. In coordination with parties concerned and JPF member NGOs conducting assessment, we will promptly implement emergency relief efforts that meet the needs of affected communities.
  • Thus far, there have been 94 deaths, 3 critical injuries, and 56 missing persons reported*2. Some areas still face a heightened risk of landslides*3.

*1: See here for more information on sources of funding.
*2: As reported by NHK (8:52 a.m., July 9, 2018).
*3: As reported by Emergency Management Headquarters, Fire and Disaster Management Agency (6:30 a.m., July 9, 2018).

[Update Information]

●21st July, 2018

  • Evacuation 4,516 peoples (Hiroshima 1,226 peoples, Okayama 2,731 peoples, Ehime 461 peoples, Other 13 prefectures 98 peoples)※14

※14:According to NHK(6:50pm, 20th, July)

●20th July, 2018

  • Total 217 deaths (Hiroshima 106 peoples, Okayama 61 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, Other 9 prefectures 24 peoples), Missing (Safety Unknown)13 peoples※13

※13:According to NHK(0:07pm, 20th, July)

●19th July, 2018

  • Total 217 deaths (Hiroshima 105 peoples, Okayama 61 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, Other 9 prefectures 24 peoples), Missing (Safety Unknown) 14 peoples※11

※11:According to NHK(6:50pm, 19th, July)

●19th July, 2018

  • Evacuation 4,558 peoples (Hiroshima 1,166 peoples, Okayama 2,808 peoples, Ehime 471 peoples, Other 13 prefectures 113 peoples)※12

※12:According to NHK(6:21pm, 19th, July)

●18th July, 2018

  • Total deaths 216 peoples (Hiroshima 106 peoples, Okayama 61 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, other 9 prefectures total 23 peoples), Missing (Safety Unknown) 15 peoples※10

※10:According to NHK(2:13pm, 18th, July)

●17th July, 2018

  • Deaths 211 peoples (Hiroshima 101 peoples, Okayama 61 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, Other 9 prefectures Total 23 peoples), Missing (Unkown Safety) 20 peoples※9

※9:According to NHK(9:33pm, 16th, July)

●16th July, 2018

  • There has been 210 deaths(Hiroshima 100 peoples, Okayama 61 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, other 9 prefectures total 23 peoples), Missing(Safety Unknown)22peoples※8

※8:According to NHK(7:37pm, 15th July)

●15th July, 2018

  • There has been 201 deaths(Hiroshima 92 peoples, Okayama 60 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, Other prefectures Total 23 peoples), Cardio respiration 3 peoples、Missing(Safety Unknown)30peoples※7

※7:According to NHK(6:54pm, 14th July)

●14th July, 2018

  • Death 197 peoples(Hiroshima 88 peoples, Okayama 60 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, Other prefectures Total 23 peoples), Cardio respiration 6 peoples、Missing(Safety Unknown)37peoples※6

※6:According to NHK(12:20am, 14th July)

●13th July, 2018

  • Death 187 peoples(Hiroshima 81 peoples, Okayama 59 peoples, Ehime 26 peoples, Other 9prefectures Total 21peoples), Cardio respiration 4peoples, Missing (Safety Unknown) 67 peoples※4
  • The number of evacuation: Over 5000 peoples (Okayama 3588 peoples, Hiroshima 1147peoples, Ehime 525peoples)※5

※4:According to NHK(10:58 pm, 12th July)
※5:According to NHK(5:00 am, July 13)

Open updated figures of the past (13th, July - 20th, July)

Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods Overview

Duration 3 months
Location Affected areas in Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu Regions

*Program duration and budget may be revised according to the conditions on the ground.

Donations for the JPF Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods are accepted through the following ways:

*Donations accepted July 9-October 8, 2018; may be extended depending on the conditions on the ground

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MUFG Bank, Ltd. (Swift Code: BOTKJPJT)
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(Bank Address: 2-7-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8388, Japan)
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Account No.
0212719
Account name
TOKUHI JAPAN PLATFORM

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*1: Funds for emergency mobilization assessment comes out of our General Donations, which is our reserve fund during non-emergency times. If you feel inclined to help us prepare for future domestic disasters, please support us through the following ways:

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Bank name
MUFG Bank, Ltd. (Swift Code: BOTKJPJT)
Branch
Head Office
(Bank Address: 2-7-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8388, Japan)
Account Type
Saving
Account No.
0717028
Account name
TOKUHI JAPAN PLATFORM

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