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"Outdoor GIENTAI" for Kumamoto Earthquake, 2016



As a result of our contribution request, we have been receiving a large number of relief supplies and donations from individuals and organizations in Japan and all over the world. Thank you very much for your support. Please see below for updated information regarding contribution implementation.This report does not reflect all details, but a collection of updates thus far. Further details will be available as events unfold.

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Daily Report of Outdoor GIENTAI Activities in Kumamoto (updated 2016/5/9)


- Helped with cleaning up residential areas and removing debris in Nishihara village in Aso.
- Delivered necessary aid, such as water, to areas where aid has yet to be delivered.



- Received a donation of instant rice from Eco Rice Niigata, Ltd based in Niigata. This type of rice is easily digested by individuals with medical conditions and the donation was passed on to the Medecins Sans Frontiers for distribution at their medical tent.



- In cooperation with Medecins Sans Frontiers, set up tents in the gymnasium and schools grounds of an elementary school in Hakusui village.



- Set up a base tent for the Medecins Sans Frontiers at Minamiaso Villeage.



- Set up an additional 23 tents in front of the Montbell Minamiaso Store.
- Electricity and water are still out; however electricity has started returning to some areas. The Japan Self-Defense Force has started providing warm meals in front of Montbell Minamiaso Store.



- Outdoor GIENTAI mobilizes and establishes a base at the Montbell Minamiaso Store, offering support to those who suffered in the earthquake.
- Set up an area for 20 tents in front of the Minamiaso Store and providing sleeping bags and sleeping pads. Close to 100 people are currently using the area.