JCCU releases total amount of donation to flood victims


In order to support the rebuilding of the lives of the victims and the reconstruction activities of the local area after the July 2017 heavy rains that hit northern Kyushu (Fukuoka Prefecture & Oita Prefecture), JCCU called for emergency donation from its member co-ops nationwide.

Right after the disaster, from July 10 to December 4, 2017, a total amount of 266.6 million JPY was received from 141 consumer coops and business federations nationwide. The amount of fund raising received by JCCU through member co-ops has been delivered to the victims through the municipalities and consumer co-ops in the disaster area, and will be used as support funds for the victims. The total amount of donation to Fukuoka and Oita prefectures were 198.9 million JPY and 62.4million JPY respectively.