Donation for Helping Taiwan Libraries Destroyed/Damaged by the 88 Typhoon Morakot

 


CALA is an IRS 501 (c) (3) Non-profit organization and donations to CALA are tax deductible. CALA continues to accept donations and will contact the Library Assocation of China (Taiwan) to use the donations to help library staff and their families who affected by the Typhoon Morakot. Donations can be made by check payable to CALA and mailed to:

Dr. Shuyong Jiang, CALA Treasurer
Chinese American Librarians Association
P.O. Box 2733
Champaign , IL 61825

Donors can also donate via CALA's PayPal account:

Statistics: As of August 14, 2009
Death Toll: 120
Rescued: 15,000
Buried to death: 380

Call for Donation [ MS Word ]

CALA Taskforce on Helping Taiwan Libraries Destroyed/Damaged by the 88 Typhoon Morakot

Taskforce Members:
Tze-Chung Li, Co-Chair
Sally C. Tseng, Co-Chair
Hwa-Wei Lee, Vincci Kwong, Esther Lee, Shu-Hua Liu, Karen Wei, Cathy Yang, George Yi, Xudong Jin, Haipeng Li, Shuyong Jiang

Photos

A woman watches waves triggered by Typhoon Morakot batter the shore in Wenling, Zhejiang Province August 7, 2009. (REUTERS/China Daily)  
Flood waters brought by Typhoon Morakot submerge a house in Chiatung, Pingtung county, in southern Taiwan, on August 9, 2009. (SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)
A hotel building leans before falling in a heavily flooded river after Typhoon Morakot hit Taitung county, Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The six-story hotel collapsed and plunged into the river Sunday morning after floodwaters eroded its base - all 300 people in the hotel had been evacuated and uninjured, officials said. (AP Photo / AP Photo/ETTV Television)
A storm-damaged bridge in Chiashien, southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung county, seen on August 10, 2009. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

For More Information in English

  1. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/08/typhoon_morakot.html
  2. http://www.agi.it/english-version/world/elenco-notizie/200908141007-cro-ren0006-taiwan_president_more_than_500_deaths_from_typhoon_morakot
  3. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/taiwan/6013574/Typhoon-Morakot-Taiwan-mounts-rescue-operation-to-save-700-villagers.html

For More Information in Chinese

  1. http://libdisaster88.ntl.gov.tw/
  2. 八八水災圖書館家園捐款公告 [ MS Word ]
  3. Damaged Public Libraries[ MS Excel ]
  4. Damaged Elementary School Libraries [ MS Excel ]


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