UNICEF Committees swung into action to support relief operation in Japan


15 March 2011 UNICEF expresses sympathy for Japan Committees swung into action to support relief operation UNICEF Executive Director Mr Anthony Lake today issued a statement expressing the organisation’s sympathy for the tragic loss of life following the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Japan Committee and the US Fund for UNICEF have immediately […]

Triple disaster situation report


5 April 2011 Situation Highlights – In addition to the loss of lives and livelihoods, many are now facing the potential effects of nuclear radiation in the aftermath of the unprecedented triple disaster triggered by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the North East coast of Japan on 11 March, 2011. – With thousands of families […]


Child-Friendly Spaces light up smiles in quake-affected areas of Japan


5 April 2011 The Japan Committee for UNICEF (JCU) received the Early Childhood Development Kits and Recreation Kits from UNICEF’s warehouse in Copenhagen in order to set up and maintain Child-Friendly Spaces at shelters, nurseries and kindergartens. Since then, JCU has been providing safe, free and fun places for children who have had traumatic experiences […]