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With proactive coordination from the government, Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF) is working on the project of building permanent housing for the typhoon survivors in collaboration with other domestic humanitarian organizations.

With proactive coordination from the government, Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF) is working on the project of building permanent housing for the typhoon survivors in collaboration with other domestic humanitarian organizations.

On 24 July 2009, Vice Abbot President of Dharma Drum Mountain, Venerable Guo Pin arrived in Sichuan to sign agreements with the Anxian County Government and Beichuan County Government to provide a dormitory, a kindergarten and a medical building on behalf of Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF).
On 24 July 2009, Vice Abbot President of Dharma Drum Mountain, Venerable Guo Pin arrived in Sichuan to sign agreements with the Anxian County Government and Beichuan County Government to provide a dormitory, a kindergarten and a medical building on behalf of Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF).
The relief team of Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF) headed to the capital of Philippines, Manila, to offer relief materials and spiritual care for those affected by Typhoon Ketsana that flooded the region, causing severe causalities in late September.

Although Typhoon Parma did not make landfall in Taiwan, the heavy rainfall it carried still flooded many townships in northeastern Taiwan, especially in the region of Ilan County, on October 6th, 2009.

In the wake of Typhoon Morakat which inflicted severe floods on southern Taiwan and caused a deadly mudslide in eastern Taiwan between 7 and 9 August, Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF) set up a relief station at Liukuei Township of Kaohsiung County in southern Taiwan on 14 August.

In the wake of Typhoon Morakat which inflicted severe floods on southern Taiwan and caused a deadly mudslide in eastern Taiwan between 7 and 9 August, Dharma Drum Mountain Social Welfare and Charity Foundation (DDMSWCF) set up a relief station at Liukuei Township of Kaohsiung County in southern Taiwan on 14 August.

It has been ten days since Typhoon Morakat inflicted major flood in southern Taiwan and caused deadly mudslides in eastern Taiwan on 8 August 2009.


On the morning of August 23, 2009, about thirty venerables and volunteers gathered at the Xinkai Village of Liukuei Township in Kaohsiung County to chant the Heart Sutra and the Amitabha Sutra with palms joined, praying for those who lost their lives in Typhoon Morakot to enter “nirvana”, a peaceful state of no birth and no death.
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