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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」。

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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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