Taiwan Earthquake Relief Fund

by GlobalGiving
Taiwan Earthquake Relief Fund

Summary

On September 18, 2022, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan, killing at least one person and injuring more than 140 people. Survivors need access to emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine. All donations to this fund will exclusively support local relief and recovery efforts from this earthquake.

$500,000
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$499,317
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7
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0
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11
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Challenge

The 6.8 earthquake, following an earlier 6.4 earthquake, caused at least one apartment building and two bridges to collapse in Hualien County, Taiwan. There was also extensive damage to train rails, roads, and other important infrastructure in all affected areas, leaving many stranded in precarious situations.

Solution

All donations to this fund will support recovery and relief efforts in Taiwan. Initially, the fund will help first responders meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, hygiene products, and shelter. Once initial relief work is complete, this fund will transition to support longer-term recovery efforts run by local, vetted local organizations.

How Your Donation Will Be Used

When you donate to GlobalGiving's Taiwan Earthquake Relief Fund, your donation will be used to:

  • Provide food, water, and emergency medical supplies to people
  • Support temporary relief and emergency supplies for displaced families
  • Meet other needs that emerge

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GlobalGiving's Track Record

GlobalGiving has been responding to disasters and supporting emergency aid and long-term relief programs since 2004. We have facilitated more than $100M in disaster donations to funds just like this one.

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Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization Information

GlobalGiving

Location: Washington, D.C. - USA
EIN: 30-0108263

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About GlobalGiving’s Disaster Response

When a disaster strikes, recovery efforts led by people who live and work in affected communities are often overlooked and underfunded. GlobalGiving is changing this reality. Since 2004, we've been shifting decision-making power to crises-affected communities through trust-based grantmaking and support.

We make it easy, quick, and safe to support people on the ground who understand needs in their communities better than anyone else.

They were there long before the news cameras arrived, and they’ll be there long after the cameras leave. They know how to make their communities more resilient to future disasters, and they’re already hard at work. GlobalGiving puts donations and grants directly into their hands. Because the status quo—which gives the vast majority of funding to a few large organizations—doesn’t make sense.

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