IDRO Japan can assist individuals or groups of volunteers who wish to help out with relief efforts in either Tohoku or Kumamoto. Please contact us by filling out the form below, or e-mail us at

All volunteers are required to purchase Japanese Volunteer Insurance (Volunteer Hoken Tensai Plan A or B) that can be purchased at your local ward office(社会福祉協議会 Shakai-Fukushi-Kyogikai: Mon-Fri., 8:30-17:15) for 600 yen or 1100 yen (you can choose). Insurance is valid until March 31st (the end of the fiscal year). Or, you can download the Japanese application directly at