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  • 17. Satozuka in Kiyota Ward Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF17. Satozuka in Kiyota Ward Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF
  • 16. Satozuka in Kiyota Ward Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF16. Satozuka in Kiyota Ward Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF
  • 15. Conncentrated efforts are being made to rebuild roads Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF15. Conncentrated efforts are being made to rebuild roads Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF
  • 14. Products begin to reappear on shelves at a convenience store Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF14. Products begin to reappear on shelves at a convenience store Sapporo Sep. 9 ©JPF
  • 13. Members of the JPF initial emergency survey team gathers information on the situation and needs at Atsuma Choritsu Kamiatsuma Elementary School Atsuma Sep. 8 ©JPF13. Members of the JPF initial emergency survey team gathers information on the situation and needs at Atsuma Choritsu Kamiatsuma Elementary School Atsuma Sep. 8 ©JPF
  • 12. Shinmachi Park in Atsuma Atsuma Sep. 8 ©JPF12. Shinmachi Park in Atsuma Atsuma Sep. 8 ©JPF
  • 11. Shinmachi Park in Atsuma Atsuma Sep. 8 ©JPF11. Shinmachi Park in Atsuma Atsuma Sep. 8 ©JPF
  • 10. In the parking lot of Mukawa Town Office, members of the JPF initial emergency survey team interviews aid workers and others on the situation and needs Mukawa  Sep. 8 ©JPF10. In the parking lot of Mukawa Town Office, members of the JPF initial emergency survey team interviews aid workers and others on the situation and needs Mukawa Sep. 8 ©JPF
  • 09. A building tilted by the earthquake Mukawa Sep. 8 ©JPF09. A building tilted by the earthquake Mukawa Sep. 8 ©JPF
  • 08. A building tilted by the earthquake Mukawa Sep. 8 ©JPF08. A building tilted by the earthquake Mukawa Sep. 8 ©JPF
  • 07. Inside a convenience store Tomakomai Sep. 7 ©JPF07. Inside a convenience store Tomakomai Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • 06. Members of the JPF initial emergency survey team gathers information on the situation and needs at Kounan Hall, Yoshino District, Atsuma Sep. 7 ©JPF06. Members of the JPF initial emergency survey team gathers information on the situation and needs at Kounan Hall, Yoshino District, Atsuma Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • 05. Large chasms in the road Mukawa-cho Sep. 7 ©JPF05. Large chasms in the road Mukawa-cho Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • 04. An electricity pole tilted by the earthquake Atsuma Sep. 7 ©JPF04. An electricity pole tilted by the earthquake Atsuma Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • 03. Long line of cars waiting to refuel Hakodate Sep. 7 ©JPF03. Long line of cars waiting to refuel Hakodate Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • 02. List of out-of-stock items Hakodate Sep. 7 ©JPF02. List of out-of-stock items Hakodate Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • 01. JPF initial emergency survey team heads to Hokkaido by car ferry Oma, Aomori Sep. 7 ©JPF01. JPF initial emergency survey team heads to Hokkaido by car ferry Oma, Aomori Sep. 7 ©JPF
  • Members of JPF's initial emergency survey team heading to the affected regions on the same day that the earthquake struck Sep. 6 ©JPF Members of JPF's initial emergency survey team heading to the affected regions on the same day that the earthquake struck Sep. 6 ©JPF

BHN Association(BHN)

Program Establishment and Management support of Personal Computer for affected people live in temporary shelters in Hokkaido
Budget ¥7,798,304 (Private)
Period 11th, November, 2018~20th, December, 2018(40days)

Peace Winds Japan(PWJ)

Program Home electronics supply for residents of temporary shelters, temporary housings and public housings in Hokkaido
Budget ¥27,995,610 (Private)
Period 11th, November, 2018~20th, December, 2018(40days)

Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (PBV)

Program Support of moving in the temporary housing and environment improvement for the lounge
Budget ¥18,904,994 (Private)
Period 30th, October, 2018 ~20th, December, 2018 (52 days)

Japan Platform (JPF)

Program Support coordination and monitoring for affected people by Hokkaido earthquake
Budget ¥1,924,650 (Private)
Period 21th, September, 2018~31, October,2018 (41days)

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Activities Map(PDF 335KB) As of 12 November 2018

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NGO Activities

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NGO Activities(PDF 155KB) As of 11 November 2018

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Japan Platform (hereafter referred to as JPF; Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) has decided to begin providing aid in the regions afflicted by the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake, which occurred at 3:08 AM on Sep. 6.

Along with this decision, JPF has also started its call for donations and asks for your cooperation.

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  • At 3:08 AM on Sep. 6, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 and focal depth of approximately 37km*1 struck Hokkaido, with the epicenter located in the mid-eastern part of Iburi Subprefecture. JPF's emergency initial survey team *2 departed around noon on Sep. 6 and arrived on the ground on Sep. 7. It is currently working with local governments and aid organizations to carry out assessments to understand the local situation and to build upcoming responses based on what is needed. Together with the Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD) and JPF member NGOs, JPF will swiftly provide emergency aid based those needs.
  • Up to now, there have been 21 fatalities. 11 people are currently in critical condition and 8 people are missing. As for physical damage, 31 buildings have fully collapsed and 19 have partially collapsed. 264 evacuation centers have been set up with and 16,554 people has been taking shelter in them*3.
  • Currently, not all of the specific needs for aid have been fully grasped yet, but based on the size of the disaster and the situation, JPF predicts that there is a large variety of immediate needs including relief efforts, medical support and aid at evacuation centers.

Further updates will be reported on the JPF website as well as through its Facebook page.

*1:Report from Japan Meteorological Agency on Sep. 6
*2:See here for more information on sources of funding.
*3:11th Report (As of 6:00 AM, Sep. 8) on the Damages Caused by the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake

Emergency Response to Hokkaido Earthquake Overview

Period Three months (initial response)
Budget 30 million yen (funding from the private sector)
Location Afflicted regions in Hokkaido (such as Iburi Subprefecture, Sapporo and its surrounding areas)

*The program period and budget will be re-examined as needed depending on the local situation.

Donation account for Emergency Response to Hokkaido Earthquake

*Donations are accepted from Sep. 7, 2018 through Nov. 22, 2018

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.
0212722
Account Name
TOKUHI JAPAN PLATFORM

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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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