On 11 October an Amity team of three disaster relief staffers arrived in the Philippines. Until October 15, Amity distributed with support of local partners 2,300 packages of relief goods.
On 3 October 2018, the Government of Hong Kong has approved a grant to provide emergency relief to typhoon victims in the Philippines. On 15 September 2018, Typhoon Ompong hit the northern part of the Philippines, causing flash floods, storms and landslides.
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On September 16, the Amity's fifth Board meeting took place in Nanjing. More than twenty people attended the meeting. In accordance with the China Charity Law, Ms Ling Chunxiang was elected as the new General Secretary of the Amity Foundation.
From 26 August to 6 September 2018, the Amity Foundation and the Nanjing Union Theological Seminary organized the Summer Academy on Diakonia 2018. About 45 participants, mainly young pastors who are committed and dedicated to Diakonia ministry, attended the training.