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 has sent emergency supplies to Viet Nam which suffered from flooding since the end of September.
JICA has delivered emergency supplies to Nicaragua where heavy rains 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.
The experts and drainage pump vehicles will join the cotinuing fight to turn back widespread flooding
JICA helps the continent with projects ranging from poverty reduction and disease to climate change and the environment.