In the wake of Japan’s own catastrophe, JICA is heavily involved in helping victims of natural disasters, rebuilding shattered communities and tackling underlying problems which cause such crises.
JICA is sending emergency supplies to Viet Nam which has suffered from flooding since the end of September.
JICA is sending emergency supplies to Nicaragua where heavy rains have caused landslides and flooding across the country.
As some three million Moslem pilgrims prepare to visit the Holy City of Mecca, Saudi Arabian medical officials undergo training in how to respond to potential crowd disasters.
JICA is sending a team of drainage experts and drain pump vehicles to Thailand to further help the country’s continued efforts to combat widespread flooding.
JICA helps the continent with projects ranging from poverty reduction and disease to climate change and the environment.