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  • Delivered food kits to the affected people as JPF program ©PWJDelivered food kits to the affected people as JPF program ©PWJ
  • PWJ staff deliver foods for affected people ©PWJPWJ staff deliver foods for affected people ©PWJ
  • Palu city after the earthquake ©PWJPalu city after the earthquake ©PWJ
  • A street of Palu ©PWJA street of Palu ©PWJ
  • Local girl receiving medical treatment after the disaster/12 October, 2018 © Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECLocal girl receiving medical treatment after the disaster/12 October, 2018 © Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The families wait for open the Child Friendly Space which established by supporting organization/ 8th, October/Jono Oge Village ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC _This is not JPF grant programThe families wait for open the Child Friendly Space which established by supporting organization/ 8th, October/Jono Oge Village ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC _This is not JPF grant program
  • The brothers who are living in their displacement camp/ 7th, October/ Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe brothers who are living in their displacement camp/ 7th, October/ Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The girl cleans the tent where her family sleep/ 7th, October/ Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe girl cleans the tent where her family sleep/ 7th, October/ Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The child stands outside damaged school/ 7th, October/ Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe child stands outside damaged school/ 7th, October/ Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • Affected people who cross limited load after the earthquake and tsunami/ 7th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECAffected people who cross limited load after the earthquake and tsunami/ 7th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The people who are gathering at the severe damaged mosque / 6th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe people who are gathering at the severe damaged mosque / 6th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • Current Situation of Palu City/6th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECCurrent Situation of Palu City/6th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • A leaning Mosque stands in water in Palu City after the effects of the Tsunami/ 5th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECA leaning Mosque stands in water in Palu City after the effects of the Tsunami/ 5th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • ©KYODO NEWS / amana images©KYODO NEWS / amana images
  • Water Distribution by CWS ©CWSWater Distribution by CWS ©CWS
  • Water Distribution by CWS ©CWSWater Distribution by CWS ©CWS

28th, October 5:30 am MBS Radio "Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi" : Yuko SHIBATA, General Manager, Emergency Response Division, Japan Platform have appeared on.

1st, November, 2018

October 28 (Sunday), Yuko SHIBATA, General Manager of Emergency Response Division, Japan Platform (JPF), have appeared on Network 1・17 Mainichi Broadcast (MBS Radio AM1179, FM 90.6).
End of the September the earthquake and tsunami have attacked on Sulawesi, Indonesia, so she have talked about affected peoples' needs, situation and JPF's currently response activities. These information is hard to access from Japan.
On today, the podcast is free access to listen on the broadcasting website on that day. The people who can check the podcast at that day, such as missed listening, living in outside of Kansai area and cannot access it. The podcast is now on open, so please feel free to access.
https://www.mbs1179.com/117_p/ (Japanese Only)

5:30 am on tomorrow morning: "Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi": Yuko SHIBATA, General Manager, Emergency Response Division, Japan Platform will appear on.

27th, October, 2018

October 28 (Sunday), Yuko SHIBATA, General Manager of Emergency Response Division, Japan Platform, will appear on Network 1・17 Mainichi Broadcast (MBS Radio AM1179, FM 90.6).
End of September, the earthquake and tsunami have attacked on Sulawesi, Indonesia, so she will talk about affected peoples' needs, situation and JPF's currently response activities. These information is hard to access from Japan.
While 5:30 a.m. tomorrow will broadcast, please listen to it if you are living in Kansai area. In the case of you are not living in there, you can also listen to the podcast at the following website after broadcasting.
https://www.mbs1179.com/117/ (Japanese Only)

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: JPF member NGO Peace Winds Japan delivers foods in local area

26th, October, 2018 18:49

  • Deliverd food kits to the affected people as JPF program ©PWJDeliverd food kits to the affected people as JPF program ©PWJ
  • PWJ staff deliver foods for affected people ©PWJPWJ staff deliver foods for affected people ©PWJ

Japan Platform (JPF) member NGO Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) delivers foods for the affected people by earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia last month.
Due to rainy season, there are massive mosquitoes and affected people are staying under the tents made by blue sheets, therefore they are concerned about the infection of malaria.
Many people are affected, and it is very difficult to maintain fairness when delivering supporting items. PWJ staff who is under supporting action at the local site talks the difficulties of supporting activities in there "The situation on the site is constantly changing, and the information and needs of a few days ago are often totally different."
※PWJ distributes foods at Donggala district for 200 families: Rice (10 kilograms), Sugar (2 kilograms), Oil (2 litters), Tea bag (1 box), Canned fish (300 grams),Dried meat (300 grams)

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: Photos from the affected area vol.4

20th, October, 12:00

  • Local girl receiving medical treatment after the disaster/12 October, 2018 ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECLocal girl receiving medical treatment after the disaster/12 October, 2018 ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • A girl standing her destroyed house by the earthquake /12 October, 2018 ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECA girl standing her destroyed house by the earthquake /12 October, 2018 ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC

Ayu, 10 years old, was preparing for taking a bath at her room when the earthquake was happened, but she felt danger strong ground shakes then she ran into school with her wearing.
Her evacuation life have started, and she had medical consultation because she got asthma under the unfamiliar environment
She has a dream to become a doctor in the future, and she waiting for a day to study and play at school with friends again.
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Japan Platform (JPF) and member NGOs supports the affected people in Sulawesi, Indonesia where more than 8 million people forced to be evacuated after the disaster happened.

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: Photos from the affected area vol.3

14th, October 12:00

  • The people who are gathering at the severe damaged mosque / 6th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe people who are gathering at the severe damaged mosque / 6th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC

After the earthquake happened, the mosque have severe damaged. Still many people come together every day. They come here to socialize and charge their phone and laptop in order to contact their lovers even though they knows the risks of collapse.
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Japan Platform (JPF) and member NGOs supports the affected people in Sulawesi, Indonesia where more than 8 million people forced to be evacuated after the disaster happened.

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: Photos from the affected area vol.2

13th, October 12:00

  • The family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC
  • The family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECThe family removes their own houses rubble / 7th, October / Sigi regency, Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC

The family are removing the debris from their house which with their own hands. Their house was severe damaged by earthquake and tsunami. Hari and his son, Rama are currently live in temporary shelter. They comment "our house was badly damaged and only the bathroom didn't collapse. In the future we will rebuild on the same land because there is no other choice. For the time being our urgent needs are food and drinking water. I still need baby milk and diapers for my child."
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Japan Platform (JPF) and member NGOs supports the affected people in Sulawesi, Indonesia where more than 8 million people forced to be evacuated after the disaster happened.

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: Photos from the affected area vol.1

12th, October 21:00

  • Affected people who cross limited load after the earthquake and tsunami/ 7th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DECAffected people who cross limited load after the earthquake and tsunami/ 7th, October/ Palu City in Indonesia ©Lewis Inman/Arete Stories/DEC

On 28th September, Palu city was severe damaged by the earthquake which epicenter of central Sulawesi Island, Indonesia.
The affected people walk along the limited way covered by debris to their destination.
・・・・・
Japan Platform (JPF) and member NGOs supports the affected people in Sulawesi, Indonesia where more than 8 million people forced to be evacuated after the disaster happened.

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: JPF member NGO Peace Winds Japan entered affected areas on 1st October and started support: The Daily Jakarta Shimbun

5th, October, 2018 19:00

The Daily Jakarta Shimbun broadcasts Japan Platform (JPF) member NGO: Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) entered the affected areas, Palu City, to investigate the damage of tsunami and earthquake then started support activities with local partner organization, ACT.
As a subsidized project by JPF, PWJ staff who quickly entered the sites and comments about further support. "I would like to investigate the situation of close to the epicenter such as north Palu city and Donggala. We also would like to decide the support policies, for example delivery of dignity kits or blue sheet with anticipate thousands of death people."
JPF will deliver prompt and effective support with member NGOs.

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi: JPF member NGO Peace Winds Japan is doing emergency initial survey

2nd, October, 2018 12:00

  • Sulawesi Island after the earthquake ©PWJSulawesi Island after the earthquake ©PWJ
  • PWJ's  local partner organization ACT investigates the affected sites ©PWJPWJ's local partner organization ACT investigates the affected sites ©PWJ
  • PWJ's local partner organization ACT rescue the affected people ©PWJPWJ's local partner organization ACT rescue the affected people ©PWJ

Japan Platform (JPF) is collecting information the necessities and possibilities of support for affected people and areas from Japan in case of emergency. JPF started an emergency initial assessment with PWJ, the member NGO, and PWJ entered the affected areas on Oct 1.
Local Government presses 832 faculties on 30th September, but recognize the whole impacts is unclear.

28th, November, 2018
「Activity Map」and「NGO Activities」are updated.
8th, November, 2018
「Activity Map」and「NGO Activities」are updated.
26th, October, 2018
「Activity Map」and「NGO Activities」are updated.
3rd, October, 2018
On 3rd October, Japan Platform (JPF) is determined to support the affected people of Earthquakes & Tsunami of Sulawesi, Indonesia happened on Sep 28. In addition, we are collecting donations. Please donate to help us meet their most urgent requirements.

Press Release [An International Humanitarian Aid NGO Japan Platform(JPF)Determined Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi ~More than 1200 died, 62,000 displaced ~]
JPF started an emergency initial assessment with PWJ, the member NGO, and PWJ entered the affected areas on Oct 1. Currently, we are collecting information about disaster situation & aid requirements in association with the local government, UN affiliates and several NGOs.
1st, October, 2018
JPF have decided to subsidize activities of the member NGOs, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) as an emergency initial survey. PWJ entered the site on October 1st, and is currently investigating.
29th, September, 2018
Japan Platform (JPF) is collecting information the necessities and possibilities of support for affected people and areas from Japan in case of emergency. The earthquake is magnitude 7.5, epicenter depth 10 km which occurred at 6:03 pm on September 28 (around 7:03 pm Japan time), central Sulawesi island of Indonesia (78 km north of Middle Sulawesi Province Palus) and it coincides tsunami.
※USGS(United States Geological Survey)

International Medical Volunteers Japan Heart (JH)

Program Humanitarian aid for medical support and food/NFI distribution, Earthquake in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Budget ¥9,469,602 (Government)
Period 8th, November, 2018~12th, December, 2018 (35days)

Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA)

Program Initial assessment and rapid emergency relief item distribution to the disaster affected areas in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Budget ¥5,914,634 (Private)
Period 30th, October, 2018~28th, November, 2018 (30days)

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)

Program Distribution of Relief Items and Drinkable Water to the Earthquake and Tsunami Affected Population in Sulawesi Island
Budget ¥49,999,333 (Government)
Period 29th, October, 2018~27th, December, 2018 (60days)

Good Neighbors Japan (GNJP)

Program Emergency Relief Distribution Project in Dongala, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
Budget ¥19,925,922 (Government)
Period 26th, October, 2018~25th, November, 2018 (31days)

PARC Interpeoples' Cooperation (PARCIC)

Program Distribution of Food/NFI and Child Protection for Tsunami and Earthquake Victims
Budget ¥24,078,548 (Government)
Period 22th, October, 2018~21th, January, 2019 (90days)

List of companies / organizations who offered donation to JPF (In Japanese)

We introduce our latest activities and information on official Facebook Account

Activities Map

Activities Map(PDF 276KB) As of 28 November 2018

Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods Activities Map

NGO Activities

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

NGO Activities(PDF 65KB) As of 28 November 2018

Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods Project List

Situation

  • On Sep 28, around 18:03(Japan time 19:03), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Central Sulawesi province, the epicenter is located 78km far from North Palu coast, and 10km deep.
  • JPF started an emergency initial assessment with PWJ, the member NGO, and PWJ entered the affected areas on Oct 1. Currently, we are collecting information about disaster situation & aid requirements in association with the local government, UN affiliates and several NGOs.
  • Due to the Earthquake & Tsunami, 1,234 people died, and more than 632 are critical condition and 99 are missing. 65,733 buildings and houses were destroyed, 61,867 people are now forced to evacuate to tents now in lack of shelters. 191,000 people are in need of humanitarian aid. the numbers above may be included ※2 Despite the rescue efforts, due to the interruption of telecommunication and blocked access of destroyed roads & bridges, the overall situation remain unclear and the impact scale may expand.
  • The Central Sulawesi administration declared 14 day state of emergency period from Sep 28 to Oct 11. Also, on Oct 1, the Indonesian Government declared to accept International support. Support by air transportation, providing tents, water cleaner and electricity generator, medical support including fighting malaria are especially requested. JPF determined resources to support the local investigation & situation. Each NGO is now preparing to provide safe access to water resources & medical support, NFI & food delivering, supporting evacuation center and shelters.

JPF will provide prompt support at the time of emergency in association with its member NGOs, local government and supported organizations. Further will be reported on the JPF website as well as through its Facebook page.

※1: USGS(United States Geological Survey)
※2: AHA Centre Situation Update No. 4: M 7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami, Sulawesi, Indonesia -
Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 17:30 hrs (UTC+7)

※:Map:OCHA, Indonesia Humanitarian Snapshot(as of 1 Oct 2018)
WFP Earthquake in Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia. 55km NNW of Palu. Magnitude:6.1 Depth:18.08
(28 September 2018)

[Update Information]

●26th, October, 2018

  • Death:2,081 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):1,309people、Evacuees 206,494 people※12

※12:AHA Centre Situation Update No. 15 - FINAL: M 7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami, Sulawesi, Indonesia

●23rd, October, 2018

  • Death:2,077people、Missing(Safety Unknown):680 people、Evacuees 205,870 people※11

※11:AHA Centre situation update No.14 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●22nd, October, 2018

  • Death:2,105 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):680 people、Evacuees 222,986 people※10

※10:AHA Centre situation update No.13 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●15th, October, 2018

  • Death:2,100 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):680 people、Evacuees 78,994 people※9

※9:AHA Centre situation update No.12 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●10th, October 2018

  • Death:2,045 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):671 people、Evacuees 82,775 people※8

※8:AHA Centre situation update No.10 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●8th, October, 2018

  • Death:1,948 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):835people、Evacuees 74,444 people※7

※7:AHA Centre situation update No.9 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●7th, October, 2018

  • Death:1,763 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):265 people、Evacuees 62,659 people※6

※6:AHA Centre situation update No.8 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●5th, October, 2018

  • Death:1,571people、Missing(Safety Unknown):113 people、Evacuees 70,821people※5

※5:AHA Centre situation update No.7 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●4th, October, 2018

  • Death:1,424 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):113people、Evacuees:70,821people※4

※4:AHA Centre situation update No.6 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

●3rd, October, 2018

  • Death:1,407 people、Missing(Safety Unknown):113 people、Evacuees:70,821people※3

※3:AHA Centre situation update No.5 M7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami Sulawesi, Indonesia

Open updated figures of the past (3rd, October - 23rd, October)

Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi Overview

Term 6months (initial response)
Budget 120 million yen (funding from government subsidies) & 30 million yen (funding from private secters)
Location The affected areas of Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
Support Initial assessment, Non Food Items (NFI), Food Deliver, water & sanction aid, shelter, Medical support
Parties in action Peace Winds Japan(PWJ),CWS Japan(CWS),Good neighbors Japan(GNJP)、Japan Heart(JH)PARCIC, Shanti Volunteer Association(SVA)etc

*The project term, budget may be readjusted based on the local situation.

Donation account for Emergency Response to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia, Sulawesi

※Donation acceptance period:Oct 3, 2018 through Feb 8, 2018

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Head Office
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1781626
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Account Type
Saving
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Account Name
TOKUHI JAPAN PLATFORM

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