2011.03.31


Japan Civil Network for Disaster Relief in East Japan was established on March 30th


On March 11th 2011, a powerful 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami attacked northeast coast of Japan and nuclear reactor incident also has happened.
In response to this, on March 30th 2011, major charitable and voluntary organizations in Japan established Japan Civil Network for Disaster Relief in East Japan (or called "Japan Civil Net" in short) < http://www.jpn-civil.net/>, to assist rescue activities and work with rescue team around the area. This network organization consists of 141 members of charitable and voluntary organizations as of March 30th 2011 and it is expected that the number of members will increase hereafter. Three executive project managers of Japan Civil Net are appointed as shown below.

Executive Project Manager:
Rev. Nobuyuki Kurita, Rescue Stock Yard
Mr. Keiji Tajiri, Japan NPO Center
Dr. Mikiko Yamazaki, Tokyo Volunteer Voluntary Action Center

We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this incredibly rare tragedy. We also express our heartfelt sympathy to all in the difficult circumstances caused by this terrible tsunami and earthquake.