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Japan Disaster Relief
Emergency Assistance to the Bushfires in Australia

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January 17, 2020

From the Field
25 years since the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake: Disaster medical assistance know-how and knowledge are passed on from the DMAT to the JDR (Part II)

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January 17, 2020
In March 2019, a massive cyclone hit the African eastern coast country of Mozambique. It was said to be the southern hemisphere’s worst-ever cyclone. In response to a request from the Government of Mozambique, a JDR team was quickly dispatched to the country.

From the Field
25 years since the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake: The birth of the DMAT and how disaster medical assistance know-how was handed down to it (Part I)

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January 17, 2020
Twenty-five years have passed since the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, an unprecedented urban near-field earthquake. In recent years, with the frequent occurrence of typhoons and other natural disasters, the name of Japan's Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) has become widely known. However, it is not well known that the DMAT came about as a result of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake.

From the Field
【Sports for the future Vol.1】 Boosting host towns’ initiatives for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

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January 6, 2020
The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games open in 2020. Taking advantage of its many years of involvement with developing countries, JICA is lending various forms of support to help regional governments become “host towns” to interact with visiting athletes and deepen relations with participating countries and regions.

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JICA President Kitaoka held talks with Uzbekistan President Mirziyoyev

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December 26, 2019
On Dec. 19, JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka met with Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, at the State Guest House of Akasaka Palace.

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