NEWS 2019.10.18

Japanese CSOs started offering emergency relief in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis

The Typhoon Hagibis which has ravaged the main island of Japan on 12th-13th October 2019 has caused immense damage throughout the eastern part of the country.

Japanese CSOs have started to offer emergency support to those affected by the disaster*. 

Please see below the list of organizations giving aids in the affected areas or asking for donations. At the very bottom, you can also find  the Sphere handbook, a handbook for delivery of quality humanitarian response and information provided for non-Japanese speakers. 

(Photo provided by Peace Winds Japan)

*1 information as of 16:00 25th October 2019

JANIC Members Associate Members Other CSOs

Handbook Information for non-native Japanese speakers



JANIC members

International Children’s Action Network(ICAN) (Japanese only)

ADRA Japan (Japanese only)

Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan)

Good Neighbors Japan (Japanese only)

Foundation for International Development Relief(FIDA) (Japanese only)

Humanitarian Medican Assistance(HuMA)

Japan Emergency NGO(JEN) (Japanese only)

Shapla Neer = Citizens’ Committee in Japan for Overseas Support (Japanse only)

Japan Heart (Japanese only)

Shanti Volunteer Association (Japanese only)

Save the Children Japan (Japanese only)

Child Fund Japan (Japanese only)

Peace Winds Japan (PWJ)

Peace Boat Disaster Relief

Plan International Japan (Japanese only)

EDF-JAPAN (Japanese only)

World Vision Japan (Japanese only) 


Associate Members

The Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Japan (A-PAD JAPAN)

Caritas Japan (Japanse only)

Médecins Sans Frontières=MSF (Japanese only)

Japan Platform 

Shinnyo (Japanese only)

Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (Japanese only)

Japan International Support Program(JISP) (Japanese only)

Japan Demining and Reconstruction Assistance Center(JDRAC) (Japanese only)

Japanese Trade Union Confederation(JTUC) (Japanese only)

International Volunteer University Student Association(ivusa) (Japanese only)

Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union(JCCU) (Japanese only)

YMCA Japan (Japanese only) 


Other CSOs


Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster(JVOAD) (Japanese only)

CWS Japan 



The Sphere Handbook 2018

Content “The Sphere Handbook is the oldest initiative in the field of humanitarian standards.”


Information for non-native Japanese speakers

Multilingual Information
Multilingual Information on Disaster mitigation by Japan Meteorological Agency
Multilingual Disaster Support Center
Tochigi Prefecture (13-19 October)
Emergency Multilingual Call center service for free by Language One
“For those whose Homes Sustained Water Damage (in 11 languages by NPO Tabumane)