In the event of a disaster in Japan, many of us would like to contribute to the wellbeing and recovery of those affected. The following are established organizations in Japan that support those affected by disaster in the short and long term:


Association for Aid and Relief Japan

Civic Force

Japanese Red Cross

Peaceboat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (PBV)

The Japan National Council on Social Welfare is responsible for post-disaster volunteer coordination and support the management of mid to long term evacuation shelter. They offer the most up-to-date information on specific disasters and resources needed (Japanese only).