Category Archives: Japan: Earthquake Tsunami

On March 11, just hours after Japan was rocked by the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami, AmeriCares initiated a large scale emergency response. Since then, our Japan team has opened an office in Sendai to serve as a base of operations for the allocation of $8 million in long-term relief and recovery efforts over the next three years.

Building Sustainable Disaster Recovery Programs for the Long Term in Japan

Ramona Bajema, our country representative in Japan, has spent recent weeks on an inspiring journey, visiting 20 partners helped by AmeriCares following the 2011 triple disaster. These partners have developed sustainable programs that have become so successful they are now part of the fabric of the community.

In Japan: Group Home Momiji Opens

For residents, five men with intellectual disabilities, the opening marks the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.