July 3, 2021
2021 Atami Landslide
Following torrential rainfall, a landslide was triggered which swept through the Izusan neighbourhood of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan on 3 July 2021. Nineteen people died during the landslide and nine went missing. The city received 310 millimetres (12.4 in) of rainfall in a 48-hour period, which prompted authorities to warn residents of “life threatening” conditions.
We are working with KIF Japan, a Japanese national chapter headquartered in Tokyo, to gather local information and communicate with KIF Japan’s national partner organization in Japan to be able to provide relief efforts in the affected area in City of Atami.
Our Disaster Relief Initiative
1000 Ways To Give is a global initiative that provides international assistance which connects people with the resources they desperately need, including natural disasters. Specifically, underrepresented and underprivileged individuals and families are assisted though this program. Local individuals and businesses donate items, which are then directly delivered to underrepresented and underprivileged individuals and families. In the past years, we have provided relief efforts, items and funds to victims of natural disasters in various countries as well as to hundreds of homeless, underrepresented and underprivileged individuals and families in Downtown Los Angeles and elsewhere.