Rebuilding Japan

In the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, JDC partnered with the Association for Aid and Relief Japan (AAR) to deliver critical care to disabled residents in evacuation centers in Miyagi, Iwate, and Fukushima Prefectures.

JDC: There From Crisis to Recovery

From rushing in emergency phase relief to ensuring the long-term recovery of disaster victims, JDC's continuous, on-the-ground response in Japan has included:

JDC’s History in Japan:

JDC’s history of working in and with Japan includes the rebuilding of a school in Kosovo with the Japanese government after the 1999 conflict; working in Kobe until 1941 supporting Jewish refugees fleeing war-time Europe; and supporting Jewish refugees in Yokohama between 1918-20, most of whom were fleeing Russia.


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