Amity’s Taiwan Partners Send Supplies to Taiwan Quake Victims

By Amity Foundation, February 14, 2018 08:02 AM

Amity and its Taiwan partners distributed hats and scarves to people temporarily relocated in a primary school of Taiwan. (Amity Foundation)

On February 8, 2018, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's Hualien county, killing 17 people and leaving more than 270 injured as of Monday, according to China News Service. China's official press agency Xinhua News reported on Monday that nine visitors from mainland China were confirmed dead.

The Amity Foundation and its Taiwan partners, the Chinese Christian Cross-Strait Corporate Exchange Association and the China Sunny Young Care Association, distributed 200 woolen hats and scarves to victims relocated in a local elementary school on Feb 9.

Rev Paul Wei Ti-Hsiang, general secretary of the Christian Exchange Association, and Dr Tang Yui, executive director of the Sunny Young Association, said that people in temporary shelters needed warm clothes. Last Thursday they visited victims' families and injured tourists from the mainland, giving them condolence money on behalf of Amity.

One girl who received the supplies immediately put on the new cap and scarf, saying that the warm clothing looked beautiful.

- Translated by Karen Luo

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Survey: Young Chinese Citizens Have Stronger National Identity

A survey looks into the confidence of younger Chinese people with regards to the country's development.

North China Introduces Winter Activities for Tourists

Winter tourism in northern China is on full blast this year.

Xiamen Air Introduces New Fuzhou-Paris Route

Chinese passengers in Fujian can now fly to Paris through Xiamen Airlines.

Zhejiang to Invest Billions to Boost Tech and Innovation

Check out how this Chinese city intends to speed up the tech industry in the country.

Chinese Air Regulator: China to Have 450 Airports by 2035

China goes a step closer to its goals to be a global aviation power.

China to Reduce Pollution in Bohai Sea

China turns its attention to Bohai Sea as part of its campaign against pollution

China and US Begin Discussions for Next Trade Talks

The negotiations to sort out the US-China trade dispute has restarted.

A Pair of Socks: The Most Valuable Christmas Gift I’ve Ever Had

A Pair of Socks, the Most Valuable Christmas Gift I’ve Ever Had

Apple iPhone Import Ban in China: Not True

Apple denies rumors of a product ban in China.

China Creates Online Games Ethics Review Panel

Chinese regulators are now reviewing online video games available in the country.