Want China Times
Two more teams organized by Taiwanese charity groups are set to provide
relief assistance to survivors in Nepal in the wake of a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated large areas of the Himalayan country and killed thousands.
One of the teams is a 60-member group from the New Taipei-based Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps, said Ray Mou, director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Department of NGO International Affairs, at a news briefing.
The group, which is scheduled to depart for Nepal May 2, will consist of doctors, nurses and volunteers, and will begin offering medical services to the injured as soon as it arrives, the Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps told CNA. They are set to stay there for a week, it added. [FULL STORY]