Date: 2 – 11 August 2009

Category: 2 (Tropical Cyclone)

 

Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan just before midnight on 7 August 2009, flooding the entire south of the country, and triggering mudslides. One of the most urgent problems in the immediate aftermath of the Category 2 typhoon was access to clean and safe water.

Partner(s): Soka Gakkai International (Taiwan), the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Disaster Prevention and Protection Commission, SingHealth

 

How we helped:

  • Supplied 18 iWater mobile water treatment systems worth S$59,470