FOCUS ~ CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO POVERTY> Uprooting Poverty: The Perspective of Christian Faith
BACK TO THE BIBLE> Understanding Integral Mission through God’s Sovereignty
JOIN HANDS JOIN HEARTS> Julie who Does Not Give In to Circumstances
TAKING ACTION> “Let’s Go Barefoot, NOW!”
Following our allocation of around US$10,000 to EFICOR’s relief work, we were recently granted a total of HK$3.613 million from the Disaster Relief Fund by the Government of Hong Kong to further assist the survivors. Through our partner, we provided immediate assistance to survivors of the severely affected Alappuzha District.
Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall on the northern island of Phillipines on 15th September. Strong winds up to 255 kilometres per hour hit Luzon, flash flooding and landslides caused extensive damage to homes and infrastructure. It is reported that at least 80 were killed and dozens are still missing, mostly due to landslides. Nearly 900,000 people are affected, and over 230,000 people are displaced and have sought temporary shelter.