Keyword: Emergency/Disaster Relief

The Amity Foundation works through the ACT Alliance to launch disaster assessment in Nepal

As a founding member and board member of ACT Alliance, The Amity Foundation responded to the disaster on April 25th by contacting ACT Alliance’s Secretariat in Geneva and its partner office in Nepal. ACT Alliance informed detailed working plans on Nepal to Amity. After a thorough discussion with ACT Alliance, Amity decided to respond to humanitarian assistance in Nepal. As of now, the Amity Foundation has joined with local partners and started initial assessment on the ground. A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the west of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal on April 25th, 2015. It is the most powerful earthquake in the area in 81 years. On April 26th, The Nepal …read more

Chinese NGOs Cross the Himalayas: From Tangshan to Wenchuan to Nepal?

Chinese NGOs Cross the Himalayas: From Tangshan to Wenchuan to Nepal?

CDB’s Tom Bannister takes a first look at the involvement of Chinese NGO’s in the relief effort in Nepal

Thinking Strategically: An Interview with Wang Yi of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

Thinking Strategically: An Interview with Wang Yi of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

An interview with Wang Yi of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, as part of the “Thinking Strategically about Civil Society Assistance in China” series

The 10 Public Welfare Keywords of 2014

This article highlights 10 keywords from China Philanthropy Times’ reporting on the public welfare industry in 2014.

What the Narada Foundation Learned from Lushan

What the Narada Foundation Learned from Lushan

Liu Zhouhong, Secretary General of the Narada Foundation, tells CDB Editor Fu Tao about what Narada learnt from participating in the 2013 Lushan earthquake relief effort.

What is the origin of State emergency disaster relief funds?

The article finds out that of the 20 million RMB contributed by the Yunnan province finance department for the Yudian earthquake on August 4, 2014, 16 million RMB were directed towards energy relief operations, disaster relief payments to families of the deceased and medical assistance to those injured, while 4 million RMB were set aside for overhead expenses.

From Wenchuan to Lushan: An Overview of Disaster Relief NGO Efforts

From Wenchuan to Lushan: An Overview of Disaster Relief NGO Efforts

The author analyzes the changes in NGO relief efforts between the Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008 and the Lushan earthquake in 2013.

Beijing University Civil Society Center’s “Ten Major Events in China’s Social Sector for 2013”

Beijing University Civil Society Center’s “Ten Major Events in China’s Social Sector for 2013”

On January 15, 2014, the Beijing University Center for Civil Society Studies announced the 10 top events of 2013 selected by a group of experts.

The Ministry of Civil Affairs’ “Top Ten Major Events for Social Organizations in 2013”

The Ministry of Civil Affairs’ “Top Ten Major Events for Social Organizations in 2013”

The Ministry of Civil Affairs published its own top ten list for the social organization sector in 2013, with most items focused on policy developments.

Oriental Morning Post – Weibo account shows a new trend in civic disaster relief methods

Weibo account shows a new trend in popular disaster relief methods 一条微博展示的民间慈善救灾新动向 By a senior figure from the charities sector 资深公益人士, Oriental Morning Post 东方早报, October 14, 2013 From the 6th to the 8th of October Typhoon Fitow caused a huge volume of rainfall to fall on Zhejiang province. The city of Yuyao in Ningbo county was the most seriously affected: more than 70% of the city was flooded, the elementary transport system was paralysed, and some districts lost power and water. According to Xinhua the city was cleared of water by the 13th. During the duration of the flooding, Yuyao’s non-governmental sector put in a remarkable performance to contribute …read more

A View from the Media: Response to the Quake

A View from the Media: Response to the Quake

When a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan on April 20th, media attention turned to fundraising and emergency relief efforts directed at the affected region

The April 20, 2013 Sichuan Earthquake: How You Can Contribute

The April 20, 2013 Sichuan Earthquake: How You Can Contribute

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake which struck Lushan County, Sichuan on Saturday, April 20 was the most devastating earthquake to hit China since the Wenchuan earthquake of 2008, leaving more than 184 dead and more than 11,000 injured

The 512 Voluntary Relief Services Center Opens Its Chuandao Academy

The 512 Voluntary Relief Services Center Opens Its Chuandao Academy

Fu Tao, profiles the Chuandao Academy which was set up by the Chengdu-based 512 Voluntary Relief Services Center to promote exchange and learning among grassroots NGOs..

NGO Participation in Disaster Relief : Profiles of Reconstruction After the Sichuan Earthquake

NGO Participation in Disaster Relief : Profiles of Reconstruction After the Sichuan Earthquake

This is our last in a series of articles on NGO responses to disasters that we are making available in commemoration of the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan.  This article highlights the ongoing work of 10 NGO projects in the long-term reconstruction work in the earthquake-stricken areas of Sichuan.

The CFPA and the Third Anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake

The CFPA and the Third Anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake

This is one of several articles on NGO responses to disasters that we are making available in commemoration of the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan.

NGOs Joining Forces in Response to Disasters

NGOs Joining Forces in Response to Disasters

This is one of several articles on NGO responses to disasters that we are making available in commemoration of the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan which measured 7.9 on the Richter scale and killed an estimated 70,000 people.

An Emerging Civil Society: The Impact of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake on Grassroots Civic Associations in China

An Emerging Civil Society: The Impact of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake on Grassroots Civic Associations in China

Drawing on survey data and interviews with NGOs involved with the Sichuan earthquake response and reconstruction, this article argues that the earthquake provided an important catalyst for a previously quiescent NGO community.

Changes in the China Charity Federation System

Changes in the China Charity Federation System

This article is part of our special issue on New Trends in Philanthropy and Civil Society in China (Summer, 2011). It highlights the government’s heavy hand in the philanthropy sector through a case study of the China Charity Federation (CCF), one of the major players in Chinese philanthropy.