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  • The Family International Australia | The Family International
    Contact Email Us Sitemap Home Worldwide Work Asia Pacific Australia Cyclone Larry 2006 relief The Family International Australia View by Project View by Year In the Aftermath of Cyclone Larry When Cyclone Larry hit the town of Innisfail in northern Queensland in March 2006 it caused damages estimated at over AUS 1 billion about US 750 million to the town and surrounding crops primarily sugar cane and 95 of Australia

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/australia/projects/relief-disaster/ (2016-02-15)
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  • The Family International Philippines | The Family International
    The Family Mission Statement Worldwide Work Children Viewpoints Contact Email Us Sitemap Home Worldwide Work Asia Pacific Philippines Ministering at a pediatric cancer ward Philippines The Family International Philippines View by Project View by Year Pediatric Cancer Ward HISTORY In late 1997 we began visiting patients admitted to the Cancer Institute pediatric ward as well as the outpatients who frequent the hospital for medication and checkups Tweet Asia Pacific Australia

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/philippines/projects/programs-hospital-visitation/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Post-typhoon Yolanda disaster relief | The Family International
    Typhoon Yolanda Distributing shoes to typhoon victims Doors donated to help typhoon victims rebuild their homes in Tacloban Paul Andrew and Melody distribute tools in Tacloban Jenny and Elisabet give aid to typhoon victims in Cebu Truckload of donated items for Typhoon Yolanda victims in Cebu Distributing Christmas gifts to typhoon victims Simon distributes needed goods to typhoon victims in Tacloban Melody distributes mosquito nets to typhoon victims Children affected by Typhoon Yolanda receive Christmas gifts Christmas gifts for Typhoon Yolanda victims On November 8 2013 Typhoon Yolanda struck causing catastrophic destruction in the Visayas Typhoon Yolanda the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record particularly affected Samar and Leyte where most residents lost some family members or relatives Many of the cities and towns on the islands of Leyte were largely destroyed In Tacloban alone ninety percent of the structures were either destroyed or damaged with the death toll in the thousands Journalists on the ground have described the devastation as off the scale and apocalyptic TFI members from across the Philippines as well as Thailand and Indonesia joined in the relief efforts to bring needed goods comfort and encouragement to survivors The following photo journal represents some of the efforts

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/articles/2014/271/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Typhoon Morakot | The Family International
    mudslides as a result of Typhoon Morakot caused the loss of over 500 lives and brought enormous damage to southern Taiwan in early August 2009 We express our deepest condolences to those who suffered loss of loved ones homes and businesses Our hearts go out to all those affected and our prayer is that their lives can be rebuilt In a huge relief operation army personnel searched for survivors while voluntary workers and social welfare organizations assisted government agencies in setting up temporary housing and providing basic needs in the first phases of the response This practical assistance along with emotional and spiritual support has been an aid in restoring faith hope and comfort to those who had sustained great loss The Family International Taiwan sent relief teams to the affected parts of southern Taiwan and assisted in the physical work of clearing mud and rocks which flooded the houses and prepared temporary housing However our main work is assisting in the emotional and spiritual healing of the survivors through music and clown therapy activities for children counseling and prayer We are thankful for the opportunity to offer these services and in doing so bring some love and care to

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/articles/2009/174/ (2016-02-15)
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  • English Corner - Taipei Youth Outreach | The Family International
    free hugs The English Corner is a place where young people can come every week to practice their English and have live conversations with foreign friends It s held in a coffee shop where the atmosphere is relaxed and we host a variety of activities in English such as games learning original songs and most of all reading and discussing different topics in English The weekly topics cover meaningful and

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/articles/2009/168/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Women's Prison Ministry | The Family International
    for Women CIW the only all women correctional facility in the Philippines She explained that many of the women incarcerated there were lonely and needy as they have no families or friends to visit them and provide for their special needs In answer to this plea we decided to visit this facility to see how we could help Upon arrival we found that there were over 1000 women in the prison Some were from other Asian countries as well as North America and Africa We started our project with counseling the inmates and then graduated to weekly Bible studies As time went on we also started bringing donated toiletries such as body soap shampoo hair conditioner deodorant and cologne for those who don t have families or friends visiting or helping them Since then we have taken a major role in the rehabilitation program of this institution Three times each year we take part in the institution s Foundation Day on February 14th the National Correctional Consciousness Week in October and during the Christmas season when we hold a program for and with the inmates Other services that we ve provided thanks to the help of various companies are medical

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/articles/2009/163/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Pediatric Cancer Ward | The Family International
    their choice and sponsor the medication and treatment of that child for a year or however long they choose This program has been very beneficial resulting in some children no longer needing treatment and becoming cancer survivors Our current projects for pediatric cancer patients include Conducting weekly activities for the children consisting of arts and crafts projects puppet shows games special snacks meals etc Conducting weekly Bible studies and grief counseling for the parents of the cancer victims Distributing goods such as milk food clothing shoes books toys etc which we have solicited from concerned companies and individuals Soliciting financial aid for the medical needs of the children This includes our adopt a child program where a company or individual sponsors the treatment of a child of their choice for as long as they are able i e a year or more Sponsoring special meals for holidays and other occasions Bringing hope comfort and love to the children and their families Arranging for burials and finding sponsorship for the funerals as many of the families are so poor that they cannot afford to properly bury their deceased child Organizing and conducting programs and performances for special events such as holidays birthdays Christmas etc We also attend events organized by the hospital including National Cancer Consciousness week activities Relay for Life with other cancer institutes hospitals in the country etc Soliciting birthday and Christmas gifts for each of the children The children make a list of what they would like for their birthdays or Christmas and with the help of our friends and sponsors we supply the items requested IN CONCLUSION Throughout the 10 years that we have been involved in this project countless prayers have been prayed and tears shed for children whose bodies were fast failing But despite the

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/articles/2008/28/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Taipei youth outreach | The Family International
    to others and make them happy instead of only myself I m happy to have known the Family for the past two years Wendy I was very bored and I only thought about myself and didn t have many goals The Family has helped me to be able to reach out to my peers in society and offer them love counsel and a listening ear and to also work toward

    Original URL path: http://www.thefamilyinternational.org/en/work/asia-pacific/articles/2008/3/ (2016-02-15)
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