Updated September 19, 2003
Korea FHI (KFHI) is providing food and other relief items to 70 families affected by Typhoon Maemi.
Local Christian volunteers are aiding KFHI staff to provide food distributions in Masan city, Gyeongnam province, where KFHI has a regional office. KFHI is also preparing to ship clothing, shoes, food and other basic necessities to the area.
The death toll in the typhoon has risen to 113 people, with 14 people still missing. The storm has flooded 34,000 hectares (81,600 acres) of farmland and destroyed 5,000 homes. Myriad ships and fishing boats sank or sustained damage in the massive storm that began on Friday, September 12.
Please contact KFHI or the FHI office nearest you to provide financial support for the Typhoon Maemi relief efforts.