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From the Field
Disseminating to the World Japan's Mental Health Care Model, which Originated in the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake


January 17, 2018
It has been 23 years since the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake on Jan. 17, 1995, which resulted in more than 6,400 people dead or missing.

From the Field
Increased Aid to the Caucasus: JICA Opens First Caucasus Base in Georgia, and Nears Completion of Portion of International Corridor Linking Eurasian Continent


January 9, 2018
JICA's "East-West Highway Improvement Project" has been underway in Georgia since 2009 and is nearing completion

From the Field
‘Learning through Playing’ to Egypt for the Development of Physical and Intellectual Ability


January 4, 2018
At Al Helal Al Ahmar nursery school in Kafr El Sheikh Governorate in Northern Egypt, 20 children sit in front of a large piece of drawing paper.

UHC Forum 2017: Tokyo Declaration on Universal Health Coverage Adopted to Achieve Health for All. JICA President Kitaoka Speaks, Announces JICA’s Commitment to UHC


December 27, 2017
UHC Forum 2017 was held at the Tokyo Princess Hotel on Dec. 13-14. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) co-hosted the Forum with the World Bank; the World Health Organization (WHO); the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); UHC2030*1; the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan.

From the Field
Executing Projects While Ensuring Safety: Long-Awaited Kaaka Bridge in Guinea Finally Completed After Ebola-Caused Interruption


December 27, 2017
It can be difficult to execute projects in developing countries, which sometimes have unstable social environments and security situations, while ensuring the safety of the people involved. JICA has been forced at times to make a decision to evacuate its staff from such a country or discontinue its projects.


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Updates from Overseas Offices

India Office
January 19, 2018
The Acclaimed Japanese Children Picture Book "Mottainai Grandma" Released in India with JICA Support
Indonesia Office
January 18, 2018
Employment Opportunities
Philippines Office
January 16, 2018
Experts from Japan, Philippines, Indonesia team up to protect Coral Triangle
Viet Nam Office
January 11, 2018
Bản tin hàng tháng (Vietnamese)
Kyrgyz Republic Office
January 9, 2018
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