Record-setting rainfall since July 5, 2017, has hit the northern part of Kyushu, centered on Fukuoka and Oita prefectures, causing major damage due to flooding and landslides.

As of July 6, PBV has dispatched staff members to Kyushu to assess the situation.

If you would like to support the residents affected by this disaster, please see the information listed below on how you can make a donation.

donateDamage caused by flooding and landslides in Hita City, Oita Prefecture (Photo taken by PBV staff member on July 7, 2017)

How you can make a donation:

Option 1: Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (Japan-based)

You can make a secure online donation via our Japan-based credit card processing system (translated into English).

Option 2: Bank Transfer

Remittances in either US dollars or Euro can be made from overseas banks, via a designated intermediary bank. In addition, remittances to this account can be made from post offices in certain countries. The information shown below is required to make a remittance from overseas to our account. Please note that remittances to Japan cannot be made from certain financial institutions. For details, please ask your local bank or post office.

Japan Post Bank (Preferred)

Please write your "2017kyushu" in the remarks column.
Bank nameJapan Post Bank
BranchHead Office
Bank address3-2, Kasumigaseki 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8798, Japan
Beneficiary Bank BIC (SWIFT Code)JPPSJPJ1
Beneficiary Bank CHIPS USD427593 (USD), N/A (Euro)
Intermediary BankDeutsche Bank Trust Company Americas NY (USD),Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt (Euro)
Intermediary Bank BIC (SWIFT Code)BKTRUS33 (USD), DEUTDEFF (Euro)
Payee Account Number00120-9- 488841
Payee Address3-13-1-2F Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0075, Japan
Payee Telephone Number81-3-3363-7967

Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ

Please write your "2017kyushu" in the remarks column.
Bank nameThe Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Bank address3-2-3 Takadanobaba, Shinjukuku, Tokyo, JAPAN
Branch code053
Account No.USD 0097317 or JPY 0380766
Beneficiary’s Address3-13-1-2F Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0075, Japan
Beneficiary’s Tel81-3-3363-7967
Beneficiary’s Fax81-3-3362-6073

For more information, please contact: