The training is conducted by TOMODACHI Alumnus Robin Lewis, as well as Peace Boat trainers and Japanese psycho-social specialists from JISP (IsraAID), all with experience of working and studying both in Japan and the United States. Upon completion of the training, participants received a “Certificate of Participation” and were encouraged to participate in disaster relief activities and other socially impactful projects both in Japan and abroad.
Kobe Workshop (June 2017)
Day 2: Disaster Management and Psycho Social Support
During July 2-3, 2016, alumni from across Japan gathered in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture to take part in the 2nd TOMODACHI Alumni Disaster Resilience Leadership Training Program that enabled alumni to build capacity by learning from on-the-ground organizations on various methods, knowledges and activities of disaster resilience.
The training was conducted by TOMODACHI Alumnus Robin Lewis, as well as Peace Boat trainers and Japanese psycho-social specialists from Japan IsraAID Support Program (JISP). Peace Boat is a Japan-based international non-governmental and non-profit organization that works to promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. JISP is a non-profit humanitarian organization that promotes access to self-sustained, high-quality psycho-social services for various communities in Japan. Read More>>
Kumamoto Earthquake Response (April 2016)
Organized by Japan IsraAID Support Program (JISP) and Peace Boat, as an extension of the TOMODACHI Alumni Disaster Resilience Training Program, this relief mission was an opportunity for the four alumni from Tohoku who experienced the Great East Japan Earthquake and for one alumnae from Kumamoto Prefecture to utilize the skills they learned while participating in the alumni leadership program supported by Prudential Foundation, in January 30-31, 2016. Read More>>
Tokyo Workshop (January 2016)
Day 1: Disaster Preparedness and Leadeship Training Led by TOMODACHI Alumnus Robin Lewis (Peace Boat) and JISP
Day 2: Disaster management and Psycho Social Support by JISP