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JVC (Japan International Volunteer Center)

Facility Type: Volunteer Camp
Status: Open

HQ: 6F Maruko Bldg., 1-20-6 Higashiueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8605 JAPAN
(5 minutes' walk from JR Okachimachi or Ueno station)
Tokyo, JP 00000


Main/General Business Number: (81) 3-3834-2388 FAX: (81) 3-3835-0519

Mission: Japan International Volunteer Center(JVC) is an international NGO
for community development, peace exchange and emergency relief
in 9 countries/regions in Asia and Africa.

This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary


SOURCE: SEEDS Asia SitRep 14 dated 4/18/11

JVC (Japan Volunteer Center): distribution of NFIs in Natori and Higashimatsuyama and
Kesen’numa city, Miyagi, relief items in Ishinomaki, Miyagi.



UPDATE 3/25/11 -

We are assisting the disaster victims in North-East Japan

We would like to express our most sincere sympathies to those suffering from this unprecedented earthquake and tsunami occurred on March 11.

March 20, Japan International Volunteer Center (JVC) has sent two staff members who have much experienced in emergency relief activities to Miyagi Prefecture with medical and daily items and distributed them at the heavily damaged towns and villages.

At the same time, they are investigating what we should do to assist the activities of local NPOs and community groups.

Relief items we brought in:

1. Medical items
Antiseptic alcohol cotton
Disposable gloves
First aid kits etc.

2. Daily items (including those in preparation)
Drinkable water
Nail clippers etc.

Staff members we sent:

Toshihiro Shimizu (Secretary General)
Tomonori Shimoda (in charge of emergency relief)

Both have experienced emergency relief activities at Niigata Cyuetsu earthquake, Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami, Pakistan earthquake, Indonesian java earthquake, etc.


The above activities are enforced in cooperation with Services for the Health in Asian and African Regions (SHARE), International Volunteer Center of Yamagata(IVY).

Your donation is needed now !

JVC is now accepting donations to support the victims of this devastating Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Your contributions are extremely needed and appreciated. At the same time, we ask you to understand that up to 20% of all donation will be used as the management cost.

Postal Account

Account No: 00190-9-27495
Account Name: JVC Tokyo Jimusho
*Please note [Japan Earthquake and Tsunami] in the space for message.
Bank Account

Bank: Mitsubishi-Tokyo UFJ Bank, Ueno Chuo Branch
Account No: (ordinary account) 1675420
Account Name: Special Non Profit Organization Japan International Volunteer Center

*This account is only for the donation related to the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.Those who need a receipt, please inform us the following information to TEL:03-3834-2388 FAX:03-3835-0519

* The name, date, amount of the donation.
* The name, address, telephone no. of the recipient of the receipt.

Credit Cards

Donation to the activities of JVC (Japanese only)

Donation to the Japanese NGOs including JVC (28 groups as of March 23) all of which are active for the emergency assistance for the victims of Japan
Earthquake and Tsunami (English)

At the present time, JVC does not accept volunteers to go and assist the victims of this disaster. Also, JVC does not accept any goods and meterials to support the victims.


SOURCE: SEEDS Asia SitRep 8 dated 3/24/11

"JVC: basic medical supply item distribution in Natori city, Miyagi, relief items in Ishinomaki, Miyagi."

Info Source/Changes:
SEEDS Asia - added notes/avails
(see full history)

Created At: Fri Mar 25 19:37:51 +0000 2011
Updated At: Mon Apr 25 14:37:55 +0000 2011
Updated By: LTel

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