Did you know that experts in Japan have warned us that the chances of a powerful earthquake striking Tokyo in the next 30 years could be as high as 70%? Are you and your...
Peace Boat Disaster Relief (PBV) is a Japan-based NGO working to assist people in disaster-affected communities and strengthen the capacity of local communities to response to disasters both in Japan and around the world.
PBV believes that, above all else, people are the key to reducing disaster risk, building resilience and minimizing impact of disasters.
A large part of western Japan, including the Kyushu regions, has been experiencing torrential rains and rain-triggered flooding and mudslides since 11th August. According to reports as of 19th August, the rains caused damage...