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Kumamoto earthquake evacuees face months of hardship ahead

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

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

Japan: Preparing for future disasters

Japan: Preparing for future disasters

Being ready for a big disaster is always on the minds of those who work for the Red Cross in Japan, a country where small earthquakes occur almost daily and where risks of a major earthquake are high.

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Contact details

Address:

1-3 Shiba Daimon
1-Chome
Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-8521

Contact Information:

Tel: (81) (3) 3437 7087
Fax: (81) (3) 6679 0785
Telegram: JAPANCROSS TOKYO
Email: kokusai@jrc.or.jp
Web: http://www.jrc.or.jp
Facebook: @japaneseredcross

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Mr Tadateru KONOE
  • Vice President: Mr Yoshiharu OTSUKA
  • Chief Executive Officer for Healthcare Service Headquarters: Mr Hiroki TOMITA
  • Chief Executive Officer for Blood Headquarters: Mr Kenji TADOKORO
  • Executive Director General for Administration: Mr Hiromichi KAKEGAWA
  • Executive Director General for Operations : Mr Izumi MISAWA
  • Director General, International Department: Mr Otohiko HORI
  • Director, Planning and Coordination Division, International Department: Mr Kentarao NAGAZUMI

Download the 'Thank you, world' report from the Japanese Red Cross Society.

Earthquake and tsunami reporting

Latest appeals

21 April 2016
Japan: Kumamoto earthquakes
Japan - Information bulletin no. 2
16 April 2016
Japan: Kumamoto earthquakes
Japan - Information bulletin no. 1
30 April 2015
Beijing Country Cluster (MAA54001)
Beijing country cluster - Annual report 2014
22 August 2014
Japan: Landslides in Hiroshima
Japan - Information bulletin no. 1
5 May 2014
Beijing Country Cluster (MAA54001)
Beijing country cluster - Annual Report 2013

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