By: Huang Chiao-wen and Y.F. Low
Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Approximately 86 percent of people in Taiwan are
satisfied with the joint rescue efforts conducted by the central and local governments in the aftermath of the Feb. 6 earthquake in southern Taiwan, according to the results of a survey released by the National Development Council (NDC) Saturday.
Also, 93 percent of people expressed satisfaction with the military’s active involvement in the rescue efforts.
On the government’s plan to provide relief aid and subsidies to people affected by the earthquake, 92 percent of people voiced support for the policy.
In addition, 87 percent of people said the government should subsidize the cost of safety inspections for old residential buildings. [FULL STORY]