Volunteering in Tohoku

Catholic Church in Japan opened 8 volunteer centers (Caritas Base) in Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures to support people affected by the earthquake, tsunami, and the nuclear power plant accident. Caritas Bases accept volunteers and coordinate activities.

For further information, please see the following websites.(Japanese text only)

Sapporo Caritas Miyako Base (Miyako City, Iwate Pref.)
Caritas Kamaishi (Kamaishi City, Iwate Pref.)
Caritas Ofunato Base (Ofunato City, Iwate Pref.)
Caritas Minamisanriku Base [support for Minamisanriku Town] (Tome City, Miyagi Pref.)
Caritas Ishinomaki Base (Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Pref.)
Caritas Minamisoma (Minamisoma City, Fukushima Pref.)
Iwaki Support Station “Mominoki” (Iwaki City, Fukushima Pref.)

Volunteering in Tokyo

Transcription and Translation
CTVC provides Voices from FUKUSHIMA! to transfer the situation after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident and the story of people living in or evacuating from Fukushima. Volunteers are needed to transcribe from the talk sessions on Fukushima (in Japanese), and to translate into other languages such as English, French, and Spanish.
Please contact the CTVC office if you can support us.

Volunteering to Support Evacuees
Kirakiraboshi Net is supporting families evacuated to Tokyo due to the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident.
Click here for further information (in Japanese).