UNICEF Committees swung into action to support relief operation in Japan

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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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]