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National Platform Member Organization

Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Japan (A-PAD Japan)

Civic Force

Civic Force is a disaster-focused nonprofit organization, creating a network with the public and business sectors and civil society in order to deliver emergency assistance effectively. For the March 2011 Earthquakes in Japan, Civic Force conducted emergency relief and disaster recovery activities in collaboration with approximately 600 companies, 40 nonprofit organizations and central and local governments

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7/15の佐賀新聞にA-PADジャパンの九州北部豪雨支援活動の記事が掲載されました。タイトルは、「豪雨被災地へ 果物200キロ」。


A-PADジャパンは、佐賀市と「災害時等における支援協力に関する協定書」を締結し、7月21日、佐賀市本庁舎で締結式が開催されました。 締結の目的は、「地震、風水害、津波、土砂災害、その他の災害時等の支援協力について、国際的な支援活...

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  • Kensuke Onishi

    Chairperson, Civic force / A-PAD Japan

    Mr. Onishi is the founder and chairperson of Civic Force. He is also serving as the CEO of Peace Winds Japan and a Board of Director of Japan Platform.

Core Activities

  • Providing emergency relief and recovery assistance: Civic Force offers swift and effective emergency aids for affected people in disaster-hit areas and commits to recovery of such areas in collaboration with the public and business sectors
  • Preparing for natural disasters: Civic Force develops plans to mitigate disaster risks and implements them, coordinating and cooperating with governments, companies and other civil society organizations
  • Enhancing region-wide mutual relationships for disaster management: Civic Force supports establishing a cooperation mechanism to provide assistance mutually for disasters in the Asia Pacific region

Contact Information

  • Address:

    Tomigaya Ogawa Bldg. 2F, 2-41-12 Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0063 Japan

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