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CARE started work in: 1987

Japan ranks 19 out of 189 on the Human Development Index (HDI). CARE International Japan is a member of the CARE International confederation that supports humanitarian and development programs through technical support, advocacy, fundraising, and communications.

About CARE International Japan

After World War II, CARE Packages™ were distributed across Europe. In 1948, CARE International began looking to distribute aid in Asia, and CARE Packages™ began reaching Japan. Over eight years, 10 million Japanese people received support through CARE Packages™ containing food and clothing. 

CARE Japan was founded in May 1987. In response to earthquakes, CARE Japan strengthened support for refugees displaced due to natural disasters in Asia.

Today, CARE Japan's programmatic work focuses largely on providing emergency response, improving gender equality, and reducing poverty. 

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