4.05.2013

Japan: Recovering From The Great East Japan Earthquake: Aiming For One Step Beyond

A New Challenge For The Disaster Hit Area

Workers in the 'Forest of Dreams — Sunflower Workshop' in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture. The establishment, part of the social welfare services, was aided in its restoration by AAR.  All the handmade confectionery have passed the taste test!
Although two years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake, victims of the disaster, particularly those with physical or mental disabilities, are still facing various problems caused by the earthquake. Sayako NOGIWA, AAR Tohoku branch chief, reports on the difficult situation faced two years ago, and recent AAR efforts to tackle the subsequent challenges.

4.02.2013

Pakistan: AAR Japan Builds Libraries for Primary Schools in Border Area

 “Reading books and playing sports, we’re enjoying school!”

The new libraries have enabled access to a wide range of books. Children are diligently reading books. (February 6th, 2013)