2024 Noto Peninsula Earthquake

On 1 January 2024 at 16:10 (Japan Standard Time), a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Civic Force began its response immediately after the disaster in the affected areas are working as ARROWS(Airborne Rescue & Relief Operations With Search) member.



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    Civic Force at Policy Study Group with the Governor of Ishikawa Prefecture

About Us

Disaster Assistance Specialists

Civic Force is an organization dedicated to providing timely and effective assistance. We respond to large-scale disasters ranging from earthquakes to heavy rains in close partnerships with the private sector, NGOs, and local governments.

How We Work

Civic Force works under three strategic pillars in response to frequent disasters and the changing needs of affected populations.

  • Create Emergency Preparedness Mechanism

    Civic Force maintains various partnerships with the private sector, NGOs, and local governments during non-emergency times for quicker response and to save as many lives as possible in disasters.

  • Support Disaster-Affected Areas

    Civic Force provides a wide range of assistance activities in response to natural disasters and the changing needs of affected populations.

  • Work Across Asia

    Learn from past disaster experiences and share knowledge with partners across Asia. Civic Force maintains partnerships with various country platforms to prepare for future disasters.

Ongoing Projects

Our Impact
  • Great East Japan Earthquake

    Challenges remain in the affected areas for recovery efforts. Civic Force is supporting activities focused on community revitalization, retreats in Fukushima, and passing down memories.

Get Involved

Be a part of disaster assistance

Disaster preparedness during non-emergency times impacts the quality and timeliness of disaster assistance. Your support will enable Civic Force to save more lives in less time.
Your donation may be eligible for tax deduction in Japan.