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Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Workshop (Jul. 5, 2017)
May 3, 2022

Content of Workshop: Participants from six countries gathered to learn and brainstorm effective ways to enhance humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. “Taiwan continues to showcase its desire to assist others in need, as evidenced by its generous contributions in the wake of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, and its quick response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013 and the Japan earthquake and tsunami in 2011,” said AIT Director Kin Moy, opening the event. “Given this tremendous capability, it makes perfect sense for the United States and Taiwan to partner together, with each of you here today, to bolster our ability to respond to disasters whenever and wherever they occur.” 

Key Attendees: Minister of the Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Liu De-li, USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistant Erin Magee, AIT Director Kin Moy, officials from Taiwan’s National Fire Agency 

Number of Participating Countries: 6