COVID-19 outbreaks in Taiwan. The national Level 3 COVID alert is extended continuously. Many vulnerable families were already in financial difficulties have a harder life. The sudden drop in income due to the epidemic has forced families to lose their meals and income, and they cannot apply the government's bailout grant. Through COVID-19 Funds for 3500 vulnerable families and 200 vulnerable children, hoping to be their urgent and timely support and continue their learning at home.
Since May, COVID-19 outbreaks in Taiwan, for vulnerable families who are impacted first and the most amid the pandemic, survival is the priority. Last year, more than 35% of the vulnerable families we served have faced a serious financial crisis amid the pandemic. Over 70% of our served families are in industries easily-impacted by the epidemic. This year, with a more severe rise in COVID-19 cases and a sudden national Level 3 COVID alert, they suffer from decreased income and hunger crisis.
MSM urgently responded to their needs, aiming to helping vulnerable families and children reduce the economic pressure during the pandemic in this battlefield. Through the distribution of epidemic prevention supplies kits to 3,500 economically-impacted families, emergency relief funds for 625 vulnerable families, and suspended meal for vulnerable children, followed by providing 200 sets of E-Learning equipment for vulnerable children to learn from home.
As of now, the short-term COVID-19 emergency response launch immediately, -Short-term : 1. One-time emergency relief funds to 625 vulnerable families. 2. Epidemic prevention supplies kits to 3,500 vulnerable families. 3. E-learning equipment to 200 vulnerable children. -Mid-term: Continue to provide necessary supplies to the vulnerable families. -Long-term: Carry out follow-up care and assistance to accompany the families regain livelihoods. The impact of COVID-19 on Taiwan can be reduced.