IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
IHH carries on Japan relief effort
The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is carrying on relief works in Japan it commenced following the earthquake. IHH volunteer Selimhan İbrahim distributed meat to families staying in bunkers in Ots
01.06.2011

Japan was hit in March 2011 by the fifth strongest earthquake in human history. The earthquake and ensuing tsunami claimed thousands lives and leveled a number of towns. Nuclear leakage posed the most serious threat to quake- and tsunami-hit Japan. The nuclear plant in Sendai city began leaking after being hit by tsunami and leakage has not been stopped yet. 

The IHH dispatched an emergency aid team to the country right after the earthquake. The four-member team organized a number of relief activities in affected areas. The IHH aid workers reached areas under nuclear threat where no one dared to enter and delivered aid to survivors. The team is still in Japan and volunteer Selimhan İbrahim is organizing relief works in crisis region. İbrahim distributed meat to affected families in bunkers in Otsuchi, Iwate. After completing relief works here, the IHH team will move to Inawashiro town 80 km away to help people there.

Click to donate online

Click for Bank Account Numbers

Related news
See all
Aid to Nepal flood victims
Aid to Nepal flood victims
In the wake of the flood disaster that struck Nepal, IHH delivered food packets to 360 families in need.
05.11.2021
Aid to 8.000 people in Afghanistan
Aid to 8.000 people in Afghanistan
IHH has delivered food packets to almost 8.000 people in Afghanistan as part of our emergency aid campaign. Right now the suffering of the Afghani people can only be alleviated with the support of donors.
15.09.2021
Our teams travel to earthquake-stricken Haiti
Our teams travel to earthquake-stricken Haiti
IHH Disaster Management Units have reached Haiti following the earthquake that struck the country. Initially, our teams distributed food and hygiene packets to 550 families.
20.08.2021