Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Emergency Grant Aid in response to the humanitarian crisis in the Province of Cabo Delgado and surrounding areas in Mozambique

The grant will help alleviate the impact of COVID-19 by supporting the health sector

On October 9, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of four million and two hundred thousand US dollars for persons internally displaced due to deteriorating security conditions in the Province of Cabo Delgado in Mozambique and their host communities. The grant is to provide food, shelter…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Coronavirus: Japan’s Response to COVID-19 for Developing countries

Japan will proactively lead international efforts in collaboration with international partners as well as through providing assistance to developing countries

In today’s society where economic activities are sustained by the global flow of people, it is important to take measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in cooperation with the international community. Human Security is in crisis facing the spread of infectious diseases. Japan will proactively lead international efforts…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Emergency Assistance to Niger in Response to Flood Disaster

Decision was made to meet Niger’s humanitarian needs, upon request of Government of Niger, in light of humanitarian perspective and cordial relations between Japan and Niger

On September 18, upon a request of the Government of the Republic of Niger, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (tents, blankets, plastic sheets, portable jerry cans and water purifiers) to Niger through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to floods occurring in the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Coronavirus - Mauritius: Telephone Talk between Foreign Minister MOTEGI Toshimitsu and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth

Both sides shared the view on continuing close cooperation with each other in order to restore the environment, and develop the economy and the society of Mauritius

On September 7, commencing at around 15:35 for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, held a telephone talk with the Honorable Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius.At the outset, Minister MOTEGI paid respect to the government and the people of Mauritius…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Dispatch of the third Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team in response to the oil spill off the coast of the Republic of Mauritius

The team will leave Japan on September 2nd to undertake on-site environmental assistance activities after arriving in the country

Japan has decided to dispatch the third Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Expert Team, which consists of 6members, to the Republic of Mauritius to deal with the oil spill from the bulk carrier "WAKASHIO" which has been stranded off the coast of the country since July 25th. The team will leave…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Coronavirus – Africa: Emergency Grant Aid in response to the humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger

The grant is to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees and internally displaced persons in the areas of WASH, health, local integration, and provision of shelters

On August 7, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of four million and eight hundred thousand US dollars for the people who became refugees or internally displaced persons due to the deteriorated security conditions and the host communities in Burkina Faso, Chad and Niger. 1. The…

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Coronavirus - Africa: The Eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD8) to be held in Tunisia

The COVID-19 has revealed Africa’s vulnerability including in the field of health and medical sectors

Through consultations among Co-organizers of Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), it is officially decided that TICAD8 to be held in 2022 will be hosted by the Republic of Tunisia. TICAD will take place in Africa for the second time after Kenya hosted one in 2016. Africa is the largest…

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Coronavirus: Japan-Ethiopia Summit Telephone Talk

Prime Minister Abiy explained Ethiopia’s efforts regarding COVID-19 and expressed his sincere appreciation for food assistance to be provided from Japan

On April 21, commencing at around 6:10 p.m. for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. ABE Shinzo, Prime Minister of Japan, held a summit telephone talk with H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The overview of the talk is as follows. Prime Minister Abiy…

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Re-election of H. E. Mr. Gnassingbe, President of the Republic of Togo (Statement by Press Secretary OHTAKA Masato)

The Government of Japan congratulates H. E. Mr. Faure Essozimna GNASSINGBE on his official reelection as President of the Republic of Togo, as a result of the presidential election held on February 22, 2020. The Government of Japan welcomes the consolidation of democracy in the Republic of Togo and hopes…

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Emergency Grant Aid in response to the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region

The grant is to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees and internally displaced persons

1. On March 10, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 23.7 million USD (2.607 billion Japanese Yen) for the people who became refugees or internally displaced persons due to the deteriorated security condition and the host communities in the Sahel region. 2. The grant is…