Japan Disaster Relief
Emergency Assistance to Viet Nam in Response to the Damages Caused by Torrential Rainfall Disaster

October 19, 2017
The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to the request from the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam regarding the heavy rainfall.

From the Field
JICA Experts, Back in Japan, Are Granted an Audience with Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Akishino, Princess Mako and Princess Kako

October 13, 2017
Four JICA experts back in Japan after working in various countries were granted an audience with Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Akishino and their daughters, Princess Mako and Princess Kako, on September 1st at Akishinomiya Residence in Moto-Akasaka, Tokyo.

From the Field
Japanese-style long-term care system introduced in graying Thailand, also influencing neighboring countries

October 12, 2017
JICA has been providing support for elderly Thai people for more than 10 years, and a project that ended in August developed long-term care services that suit the situation in Thailand.

Japan Disaster Relief
'Japan Disaster Relief Team: 30 Years On' Part 2: Medical Team Performs Operations in Disaster Areas

October 12, 2017
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, 2015. The team set up a base at Barhabise, in a mountainous area three hours by car from Kathmandu, and opened a field hospital there.

JICA President Kitaoka Visits the U.S., Speaks at U.N. General Assembly Side Event on Universal Health Coverage

October 10, 2017
JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka visited the United States from September 17 to 20.


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