Recovery Assistance Programs of the JRCS

2018/01/12

Funded by the donations contributed by the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies abroad, the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) has been conducting diverse support programs for disaster victims affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011.

The special web page features the recovery assistance programs carried out by the JRCS to date.

(c) Patrick Wack

Published on May 9, 2014.

Over $1 billion have been donated from the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world in 100 countries and regions. Many people's desire to help those who are suffering turned into the large amount of donation. This report presents the recovery assistance programs from the disaster that were conducted by the JRCS encouraged by the warm compassion from the people.

Published on August 5, 2014.

The Japanese Red Cross Society organized and conducted a mobile indoor-playground program “Red Cross Smile Park” in Fukushima. “Smile Park” was aimed at providing opportunities to freely play for children in Fukushima who could not fully play outdoors due to the radiation effects from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident.

Published on March 8, 2016.

Five years have passed in March 2016 since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident occurred. Funded by the international donations from other sister Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world, the Fukushima Chapter of the Japanese Red Cross Society has been providing various recovery assistance programs with help of related groups/organizations. We organized and summarized the reasons why these programs were necessary, how they started and what kind of challenges emerged while providing these programs, as well as the data for the programs.