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Guest Speaker: Lisa Orloff, NPO World Cares Center (Peace Boat Center Tokyo, March 26th 2014)

March 13, 2014

Peace Boat is proud to welcome Lisa Orloff, Founder and Executive Director of NPO ‘World Cares Center’, to speak at the Tokyo Peace Boat Center on March 26th.

The New York-based nonprofit, established after the 9.11 terrorist attacks, empowers communities through disaster response coordination and delivers disaster preparedness trainings to communities both in the US and abroad.

Lisa will be speaking about her work supporting survivors and responders in the wake of the 9.11 terrorist attacks, as well as her extensive work with communities affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York. She will also discuss the role of volunteers in disaster time, disaster volunteer systems in the USA and the importance of Japan-US relations in the context of international disaster relief.

[Date] March 26th 2014 (Wed)

[Time] 19:00~20:30

[Place] Tokyo Peace Boat Center (http://peaceboat.jp/relief/contact/)

[Participation Fee] 300 yen

http://www.peaceboat.org/event (日本語)