Japan

21 June 2016

Growing need for psychosocial support to earthquake victims in Kumamoto

Thousands of evacuees are still in evacuation centres and need assistance from Japanese Red Cross Society and other relief providers
When aid workers become disaster victims
3 June 2016

When aid workers become disaster victims

Around 30 per cent of Red Cross workers are still unable to return to their homes following two devastating earthquakes that hit Kumamoto Prefecture
Kumamoto earthquake evacuees face months of hardship ahead
24 May 2016

Kumamoto earthquake evacuees face months of hardship ahead

Almost 10,000 people still in evacuation centres and many are in serious need of continued support from the Red Cross
IFRC President visits Red Cross earthquake relief efforts in Kumamoto
23 April 2016

IFRC President visits Red Cross earthquake relief efforts in Kumamoto

President Konoe commends the Red Cross staff for their contribution to the earthquake relief efforts
Japanese Red Cross provides medical and psychosocial aid to thousands of Kumamoto earthquake evacuees
19 April 2016

Japanese Red Cross provides medical and psychosocial aid to thousands of Kumamoto earthquake evacuees

Thousands of evacuees remain in evacuation centers as aftershocks continue
Japanese Red Cross deploys additional relief teams to cope with rising humanitarian needs after Kumamoto earthquakes
17 April 2016

Japanese Red Cross deploys additional relief teams to cope with rising humanitarian needs after Kumamoto earthquakes

Two major earthquakes in Kumamoto, Japan, kills 41 and injures thousands
Japanese Red Cross Society at the forefront of Kumamoto earthquake emergency response efforts
15 April 2016

Japanese Red Cross Society at the forefront of Kumamoto earthquake emergency response efforts

Emergency medical teams dispatched to assist earthquake victims
Life slowly returns to normal for Fukushima tsunami survivors
14 March 2016

Life slowly returns to normal for Fukushima tsunami survivors

In the last five years, the Red Cross provided sets of electrical household appliances to over 133,000 families affected by the triple disaster
Great East Japan earthquake and Tsunami turns disaster victim into Red Cross volunteer
14 March 2016

Great East Japan earthquake and Tsunami turns disaster victim into Red Cross volunteer

“Red Cross made a strong impression on me and fuelled my desire to become a volunteer.”
Care continues for the elderly survivors of the Great East Japan and Earthquake
13 March 2016

Care continues for the elderly survivors of the Great East Japan and Earthquake

Over the past five years, the Red Cross has constructed 798 houses for the elderly who lost their homes to the triple disaster
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