Termination of Operations by Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team (Japan Self-Defense Force Units) to the Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster in the Republic of Indonesia

October 25, 2018
Japanese

  1. 1. With regard to the Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster, which occurred on September 28, in Sulawesi, the Republic of Indonesia, the Government of Japan dispatched the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team (Japan Self-Defense Force Units) and provided the assistance in transporting relief goods, displaced persons and aid persons.

    2. After coordination with the Government of Indonesia, the Government of Japan decided to terminate the operations of the JDR Team (Japan Self-Defense Force Units) on October 26. The government of Indonesia highly evaluated and expressed its gratitude for the operations conducted by Japan Self-Defense Forces.

    3. The Government of Japan will keep providing effective assistance to the affected areas in a seamless manner for their rehabilitation and reconstruction to the maximum extent possible.

    [Reference] Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team (Japan Self-Defense Force Units)
    October 3, the Government of Japan had decided to dispatch approximately 70 Self-Defense Force members as the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team to the Republic of Indonesia, and airlift goods including emergency relief goods (Tent, Water Purifier and Generator) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), displaced and aid persons approximately 400 persons.