2016 China floods - Updates

China Flood 2016, Amity disaster relief, China rainstorms, China flooding, Typhoon Nepartark

On Saturday July 9, the Typhoon Nepartark made landfall in Fujian Province. Heavy rainfall and strong winds caused widespread flooding and landslides, leaving 6 people dead and 8 missing. The situation across 26 provinces, which are affected by the floods since mid-June, remain severe.

New plattform for disaster relief cooperation established

disaster relief China, CFF, cooperation, China Charity Disaster Relief Committee, Chairman Mr Qiu Zhonghui

On June 13, the China Charity Federation (CCF) announced to establish a disaster relief committee to enhance cooperation and efficiency among relevant actors of the third sector in case of natural disasters. Mr. Qiu Zhonghui was elected as the chairman of the committee that currently has 53 individual and institutional members.

Zero Infection, Zero Discrimination and Zero Death

Youth Festival 2016, AIDS/HIV in China, AIDS awareness, advocacy

The 2016 Youth Festival invites young people from 12 to 25 years to St. John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong to join various activities and to educate, empower and raise awareness of HIV/AIDS on 2 July 2016. Amity will participate and run a booth to inform about AIDS/HIV projects in Mainland China.