2018 Emergency Response to Western Japan Floods

2018 Japan Floods
Unprecedented heavy rain that hit in various areas of western Japan from July 5th, 2018 caused enormous flood damage and landslides. HuMA immediately sent an assessment team and dispatched the medical teams in the devastated area from the 11th until the end of July. From October 2018, we have been prooviding health consultations and aroma therapy event once a month.

<Health Consulting and Aromatherapy Event>
HEALTH CONSULTING and AROMATHERAPY EVENT (facebook article: Jan, 2019)
Period: October 2018 - ongoing project (as of September 2019)
Japanese Society of Aromatherapy and HuMA are holding the health consulting and aromatherapy event in Mabi, Okayama Japan once a month starting from October 2018. Some victimes come to our consulting counter, and they consult about sleepless, abnormality of smell, exhoustion for child rearing, and so on. Some of them look forward this event, and a few refugees got reunion here fortunately. We are providing the place for refugees to get together and revive with resilience. To make this event last as long as needed, please support us!

<Health Consulting>
Period: August 4 - August 25, 2018
Members: Total of 15 - Doctor(4), Nurse(8), Logistician(11)
Objective: To provide health consultation on Saturday in August, and serve as a liaison between patients with local clinics and hospitals that are recovering.

<2018 Western Japan Floods>
Period: July 23-31, 2018
Members: Total of 13 - Doctor(7), Nurse(3), Logistician(3)
After providing extensive assistance in the areas affected by floods, our last medical team returned home safely. Thank you very much for all of your support; your donation was a great encouragement to people in Mabi-city.

Period: July 17-, 2018
Members: Total of 15 - Doctor(9), Nurse(3), Logistician(3)

Period: July 11-, 2018
Members: Total of 12 - Doctor(8), Nurse(2), Logistician(2)

Period: July 8-10, 2018
Members: Total of 4 - Doctor(1), Nurse(3)


Many victims still need medical assistance due to respiratory problems, heat stroke and injuries while they are cleaing up after floods.

1) Donation through PayPal
After clicking the “Add to Cart” button, the cart will open and you can change quantities.
e.g) To donate $20.00 USD, select "Donation A $10.00 USD" first, then click "Add to Cart." You can change quantity to "2." Then click "Update," and the amount will be changed to "$20.00 USD."

2) Donation through a Bank Transfer
Donation Bank Account 1
Name of Bank: Japan Post Bank
Branch: Head Office
Bank Address: 3-2 Kasumigaseki 1 Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-8798 Japan
CHIPS UID: 427593
Account Number: 00190-6-569149
Payee Name: NPO Humanitarian Medical Assistance (HuMA)
Payee Address: 1-24-1-308 Sangenjaya Setagaya, Tokyo 154-0024 Japan
Payee Phone: No +81-3-3413-7510

*Remittances in either USD or EUR can be made from overseas banks, via a designated intermediary bank.
Intermediary Bank Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas New York
Intermediary Bank SWIFT Code BKTRUS33
Intermediary Bank Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt
Intermediary Bank SWIFT Code DEUTDEFF
*Transactions made from the following financial institutions are not necessarily transferred via a designated intermediary bank.
Republic of Korea (Korea Post)
Israel (Israel Postal Company (Israel Postal Bank))
Austria (BAWAG P.S.K)
Spain (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA))
Slovakia (Postova Banka a.s.)
Serbia (Postal Savings Bank of Serbia
Ceskoslovenska (Obchodni banka (CSOB))
Germany (Deutsche Postbank)
Belgium (La Poste (De Post))
Poland (Poczta Polska)
Romania (Bancpost S.A)
Denmark (Sydbank)

Donation Bank Account 2
Name of Bank: MIZUHO Bank
Bank Code: 0001
Branch: NEZU Branch, branch code 0235
Bank Address: 2-7-9 Sendagi Bunkyo, Tokyo113-0022 Japan
Ordinary Account: No 8010278
Payee Name: Humanitarian Medical Assistance, Chairman of Board, Kazuhiko Maekawa
Payee Address: 1-24-1-308 Sangenjaya Setagaya, Tokyo 154-0024 Japan
Payee Phone: No +81-3-3413-7510

** Due to complicated procedures, we regret that we are unable to accept personal and bank checks.
** To distinguish who the donation came from, please inform us (EMAIL: tso@huma.or.jp) as to your name and the name of your country, whenever you make a bank transfer.
** Transfer fees will not be covered by HuMA.
** We are not in the position to confirm the details of tax exemptions in your country as each country would have different tax regimes. Please ask your local bank or government officials as to matters such as eligibility of tax deductible donations in your country.


**If you require a receipt or donate by bank transfer, please send an e-mail to us with the following information.
- Please note whether it is a general donation or for a specific project.
- Name
- Address incld zip code
- Phone
- Date of payment
- Amount

For more information, please contact tso@huma.or.jp
Thank you once again for your generous offer!

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