More than 200 people have been killed and 600,000 are displaced after devastating flooding and mudslides hit Sri Lanka on 15 May 2017. The Amity Foundation pledged to give 1 million RMB life-saving emergency aid to affected people and sent a team of disaster relief officers to Sri Lanka.
The Amity Foundation conducted two training sessions for village school teachers in Sichuan Province. These workshops marked the beginning of a 3-year project funded by Versace. The project aims to provide sustainable and comprehensive support for at-risk children in the local communities of Anyue.
On China's 9th national Disaster Prevention and Risk Reduction Day, Amity and various organizations teamed up to enhance public awareness and to raise urban communities’ capacity to cope with disasters.
On 28 April 2017, leading Chinese NGO experts of the SPHERE Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, met to discuss and comment on the revision of the latest handbook.
More than 550 participants and volunteers joined the Amity Walk for Living Water event in Hong Kong on 29 April 2017. The donations raised will be used in Amity’s Living Water Project and provide better hygiene conditions for students and teachers from poor areas in Qinghai.