Presentation on theme: "Qing Hai, China 4/13 Earthquake CARITAS TAIWAN Immediate Response."— Presentation transcript:
Qing Hai, China 4/13 Earthquake CARITAS TAIWAN Immediate Response
After the earthquake, the collaborators of CARITAS TAIWAN in China immediately responded to the needs of the victims.
The following goods were brought and distributed to the victims: pieces quilts - $90/piece (7 pounds heavy) pieces cotton-padded jackets – $80/piece pairs of leather shoes - $25/pair 4.46 cotton padded jackets for small boys which were donations of of Houston Association in the previous relief operations were also distributed cotton-padded jackets for small girls
Other commodities were also distributed: 1.Lysol – 40 boxes (1,200 bottle/box) 2.Tent – 6 pcs 3.Quilt – 100 pcs 4.40 pcs – goatskin blanket
Shoes and other commodities
Preparing the good for delivery
Preparing the goods for delivery
Loading & unloading… boxes of food & bottled water
The government is regulating the entrance of vehicles to the disaster sight for safety but priority is given to vehicles delivery relief assistance.
Relief assistance were distributed in the villages that were not reached by the governments assistance.
CARITAS volunteers are working long hours to deliver relief assistance as soon as possible.
CARITAS TAIWAN volunteers in China
We are thankful to our collaborator - the Lama Leader, Ding Zeng Dou Jie Ren Bo Qie, who drove us to the disaster sight.
Latest Update The government transported more that 300 casualties to Cheng Dou Hospital. CARITAS volunteer, Bro. Yi, who is accompanying the patients said that the victims also suffered severe psychological traumas. Bro. Yi is now recruiting volunteers who could speak local Tibetan language to help accompany the victims.