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From the Field
Colombia’s aim of building a society in which people with disabilities resulting from conflicts can participate: Connecting the people and society through a change of consciousness

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January 23, 2020
In Colombia, domestic conflicts have been continuing for about 50 years. Currently, approximately 8 million people, or 17% of the population, are victims of conflict, and many of them are persons with physical and psychosocial disabilities. Since 2015, JICA has implemented projects to formulate strategies targeting Colombian provinces to create a society in which people with disabilities can participate, regardless of whether they are affected by conflict or not.

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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.

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Philippines Office
January 27, 2020
JICA assures support to strengthening disaster resiliency of PH by sharing Japan's knowledge on disaster management
Egypt Office
January 24, 2020
Announcement of E-JUST TICAD7 African Scholarship for STI
USA Office
January 24, 2020
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Indonesia Office
January 23, 2020
Penandatanganan Dokumen Kerjasama Pinjaman Lunak ODA : Membangun Masyarakat Tangguh Bencana di Sulawesi Tengah dengan Pendampingan Untuk Rekonstruksi Infrastruktur (Indonesian)
India Office
January 22, 2020
JICA supports India for Capacity Development on Railway Safety

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