Earthquake

Two months after the massive earthquake and tsunami in the northeast of Japan, a team of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Japanese psychologists are continuing to work with survivors as government-led recovery efforts expand across the region. MSF has also designed, provided materials and managed the...
A team of six MSF Japanese psychologists have started working with the survivors of the massive earthquake and tsunami in northeast of the country. MSF sent a team to the area the day after the quake and tsunami flattened coastal areas in the northeast, and have continued to work in the area since...
For the past seven days MSF has been providing medical consultations in evacuation centres in Minamisanriku, where around 10,000 people are housed in 20 locations. Dr Yoshitaka NAKAGAWA returned on Saturday night after spending a week in the northeast with teams sometimes hiking into remote...
A 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunamis hard hit northeastern Japan. Although the death toll is high and the devastation is large-scale, as of today we see that the authorities in Japan were well-prepared for a disaster of this nature, and had well-defined emergency response plans...
March 16 The team, now 12 people, reassembled and established an operational base in Tome, in northern Miyagi prefecture and spread into three groups. One group of two people continued to work with local doctors in evacuation centres in Minamisanriku, another team of two people went to Oshima...
* At present we are not requesting donations specifically for our work in Japan. Why ?
On Tuesday, members of the 11-person MSF team in the area devastated by last week’s earthquake and tsunamis worked in evacuation centres with local medical staff in a small, isolated community in Miyagi prefecture. “There were two local doctors in Minamisanriku who have been working in around 20...
As access improves in the region devastated by the 9.0-magnitude quake and tsunamis in northeast Japan, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is finding serious needs among pockets of populations in areas that had previously been impossible to reach by road. MSF currently has a team of 10 people divided...
The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) team sent to the area devastated by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunamis in northeast Japan continues to assist in the massive government-led relief effort. The team has expanded to 10 people, with further personnel being sent on Monday. “On Sunday...
On Saturday evening, the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) assessment team reached the area of northeast Japan hit by the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake. “In some places, we saw that houses and buildings had been completely destroyed. Local people said the water from the tsunami had gone down...
Subscribe to RSS - Earthquake