JCIE Publications | Getting International Disaster Philanthropy Right: Lessons from Japan’s 2011 Tsunami
This report looks closely at the US’s philanthropic response to Japan’s March 2011 tsunami, drawing lessons on what can be done in future responses to overseas disasters, especially in other developed countries.
This report highlights Kamaishi City Social Welfare Council, Kodomo no Empowerment Iwate, Kurashi no Supporters, and SakuraNet, four nonprofit organizations that received $2.8 million in United Way Worldwide Funding.
International Philanthropy and Disasters in Developed Countries: The US Response to Japan’s 3.11 Disaster
An analysis of the US philanthropic response to the 3/11 disaster in Japan and the challenges of donor coordination for disasters in developed countries.
This two-year study assesses the effectiveness of Japanese NGOs’ international partnerships in the response to the 3/11 disaster. Based on interviews with key figures from Japanese and Western NGOS, donors, and governments, JCIE proposes nine measures to strengthen US-Japan NGO partnerships.
In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the role of the Japanese civil society in the recovery and reconstruction process, this report analyzes four innovative projects that can be emulated after disasters in other countries.
JCIE Publications | Bringing People Together: Assessing the Impact of 3/11 on US-Japan Grassroots Exchange
Dr. Atsuko Geiger analyzes the depth of preexisting US-Japan grassroots ties, which was made evident by the international response to Japan’s 3/11 disaster, and also how these efforts can continue to play a role in the future.