Presentation on theme: "The Lord is merciful and will not reject us forever. He may bring us sorrow, but his love for us is sure and strong. (Lamentations 3:31-32)"— Presentation transcript:
The Lord is merciful and will not reject us forever. He may bring us sorrow, but his love for us is sure and strong. (Lamentations 3:31-32)
Typhoon Morakot slammed into Taiwan Causing severe damages to the people in Taiwan and their properties. Many became orphans, widows, or widowers instantly; Many became homeless, and had nothing to eat. We mourn for the land, and feel the loss and suffering of our people…
The First Stage of the PCT Rescue and Settlement Mission ～
The Diagram of Formation of the PCT Rescue and Reconstruction Center GA Executive Center Rescue and Reconstruction Stations GA Committee Vice CEO: Revs. Ko & Sing O’lam, Ecumenical Relations: Rev. Hu HC Treasurer: Elders Pai & Lin Volunteer Coord.: Rev. Tan Hotek Chief Executive: Rev. Andrew Chang, CEO.: Rev. Lyim, Hontiong Executing staff: Ms. Chang, MY Rev. Omi Wilang 7.Nantou Hsin-yi Station 3.South Bunun Station 8.Tainan Station 9.Paiwan Station 6.Mt. Ali Station 5.Drekay Station 4.Chishan Station 1.Tai-ma-li Station 2.Ping-tong Station The Coordinator, Rev. Lian-Syian Chioh
The map of all Rescue and Reconstruction Stations Nantou Hsin-yi Station Tai-ma-li Station Drekay Station Paiwan Station Chishan Station Mt. Ali Station South Bunun Station Tainan Station Ping-tong Station
Division of Tasks GA Committee Receiving information on rescue and reconstruction; setting up the policy on reconstruction; and is accountable to the General Assembly The Moderator, Rev. Lin, Chong-Cheng The GA Committee is the committee members. GA Executive Center In charge of conforming, coordinating and executing practical rescue and reconstruction undertakings, and is accountable to the General Assembly Executive Committee.
Supporting units for each rescue and reconstruction station 1)Tai-ma-li Station: All presbyteries and districts in eastern Taiwan and Seven Stars Presbytery. 2)Ping-tong Station: Ping-tong and Tai-chung Presbyteries. 3)South Bunun Station: Shou-shan and West Amis Presbyteries. 4)Chishan Station: Kao-hsiung and Taipei Presbyteries. 5)Drekay Station: Chang-hua, Seven Starts, and Hsinchu Presbyteries. 6)Mt. Ali Station: Chiayi, Taipei, and Tayal Presbyteries. 7)Nantou Hsin-yi Station: Hakka Presbytery and Sejiq District. 8)Tainan Station: Tainan Presbytery. 9)Paiwan Station: Ping-tong Presbytery.
Photo of Morakot damage
‧ No. of death – 619 ‧ Without water households ‧ No. of injury – 33 ‧ Without electricity households ‧ No. of missing – 81 ‧ Without phone -- 2,035 households ‧ No. of Shelters – 32 ‧ Phone base destroyed ‧ No. of Evacuees -- 24,950 ‧ Roads washed away-- 24 sections ‧ No. of Victims received -- 2,676 ‧ Estimate loss in agriculture, fishery and products – NT$ 16,468,632,000 (Approximately Five Hundred Million USD).
Photo of Morakot damage
The village of Tai-ma-li before Morakot. Photo of Morakot damage The village of Tai-ma-li after Morakot.
Photo of Morakot damage
Rescue and Settlement Mission
Getting organized and division of duties
Transporting goods to afflicted areas with manual labor
Transporting by air taken while the representatives of the Food for the Hungry International Federation (FHIF) visited us in August
Transporting on foot up to mt. A-Li-San
Carrying Generator with “head power”
Transporting Food with gondola (the bridge had been washed out)
Transporting goods by raft (Tai-Ma-Li)
Carrying goods through mt. A-Li-San
Cleaning homes (Pin-Tong)
Medical assistance by 3 PCT hospital
Settling the victims Date 8/228/238/248/25 No. of Victims received 【 Settling Center 】 14 Stations
The Second Stage of the PCT Reconstruction & Caring ～ The Second Stage of the PCT Reconstruction & Caring
Formation of the Second (Reconstruction & Caring) Stage GA Executive Center Reconstruction and Caring Stations (Responsibility of each presbytery or district) GA Committee Vice CEO: Rev. Sing ’Olam, Ecumenical Relations: Rev. Hu Hong-Chi Treasurer: Elder Pai TH Information: Rev. Chen Yih-Ming CEO: Rev. Lyim, Hontiong Executing staff: Rev. Tiat-Gan Ng ’ Rev. Omi Wilang 1.Taitung Station 2.Paiwan Station Coordinator, Rev. L. S. Chioh & Rev. Pusin Tali, Rev. Eng-Hong kho, Rev. Tek-Khiam Tiun, Rev. Chins-Hoa Chen, Elder. Phek-Tong Ng ’ 4.South Bunun Station 5.Tsou District Station 3.Drekay District Station 6.Tribal Reconstruction Station
The map of Reconstruction and Caring Stations Taitung Station Drekay Station Paiwan Station Tsou Station South Bunun Station 6.Tribal Reconstruction Station
[Shifting from early rescuing to mid- and long term reconstruction] Station Organization （事工範圍） 同工 2-3 名 Superintendent: The pastor who directs the caring committee in each presbytery, or district. Station Coordinator & Social worker & Administration staff.
Second (Reconstruction & Caring) Stage The emphasis of this stage will be on building houses, Agricutural Refarming 、 Reconstruction Policy Care and spiritual care; however, building houses will be the most intensive among all. PCT in cooperation with World Vision
Budget of Reconstruction & Caring
Repair and Reconstruction of Church Buildings and Houses ‧ Total number of churches ： 32 ‧ Total number of Houses ： 2,500 Estimate cost ： 2 Billion NTD (approx. 70 million USD)