Reconstruction Reports

Table of Contents

1. Summary of Reconstruction Reports
2. Implementation of Reconstruction Programs:
3. Annual Progress of Post-Disaster Reconstruction of Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan
4. Consolation Money Released for Deaths, Missing Persons and Seriously Injured Persons
5. State of Funds Released for Relocation of Individuals Whose Homes Are Uninhabitable
6. State of Relief Funds Released for Flooding
7. Statistics of Financial Assistance for Losses Sustained by the Agricultural and Fisheries Industries
8. Shelters for Disaster Victims and Resettlement
9. Comprehensive Preferential Resettlement Plan Statistics
10. Repair of Breached Dikes and Dredging of Rivers
11. Disaster Victim Employment Plan
12. Indigenous Peoples Project
 

1. Summary of Reconstruction Reports

No. of Deaths 681 People Roads Blocked or Impassable 0 Places
No. of Missing 18 People Pct. Of Resettlement Relief Funds Released 100%
Shelters 4 Places Pct. Of Flooding Relief Funds Released
(to disaster victims)
99.99%
No. of Persons Provided Shelter 562 People Project Providing Temporary Employment after August 8 Natural Disaster 19,383
(No. of Persons Employed under the Project)

2. Implementation of Reconstruction Programs:

下載PDF檔案A Year after Typhoon Morako 

下載PDF檔案Two Years after Typhoon Morako 

3. Annual Progress of Post-Disaster Reconstruction of Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan

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4. Consolation Money Released for Deaths, Missing Persons and Seriously Injured Persons

As of July 1, the total number of dead is 681, while 23 bodies have yet to be identified. In addition, 18 people remain missing and 4 is seriously injured, bringing the total number of deaths, missing and seriously injured to 726 people. In 46 cases funds have been unable to be distributed to individuals. Of the 653 persons qualified to receive the funds, 653 have already received consolation money, equivalent to a distribution rate of 100%.

Category   No. of People
Dead 681 People Already Verified Already Distributed 651
Funds Unable to be Distributed: 30 People Not Meeting Qualifications (Persons Killed in Line of Duty Receiving Compensation from Other Authorities: 8; Persons Dying Not as a Result of the Disaster: 11) 19
Relatives Qualified to Receive Funds Also Died 6
Relatives Eligible to Receive Funds are Foreigners or Mainland Chinese 3
Unable to Contact Relatives 2
Unable to be Identified 23 Cases Funds Unable to be Distributed: 23 Cases Bodies Are Unable to be Identified or Body Parts Are Missing, Preventing Identification 23
Cases
Missing

18

People

Already Verified Already Distributed 2
Funds Unable to be Distributed: 16 People Relatives Qualified to Receive Funds Also Died 11
Still Verifying Whether Deaths Were Result of Disaster and Place of Death 3
Relatives are Foreigners or Mainland Chinese 2
Seriously Injured 4 Person Identity Already Verified Already Distributed 4
◎(Total No. of Dead and Missing) 699- (Funds Unable to be Released) 46 People= (No. of People Able to Receive Funds) 653 People
◎ No. of People Able to Receive Funds 653, No. of People Already Receiving Funds 653, Distribution Rate: 100%

 

Source: Ministry of the Interior (July 1, 2010)

5. State of Funds Released for Relocation of Individuals Whose Homes Are Uninhabitable

City/ County

No. of Households Estimated by Village (Neighborhood)Authorities

No. of Households Examined in Secondary Review No. of Households Deemed Eligible for Compensation in Secondary Review Resettlement Funding Already Distributed
No. of Households No. of People Percentage
Changhua County 13 13 8 8 29 100%
Nantou County 147 147 36 36 106 100%
Yunlin County 6 6 6 6 14 100%
Chiayi County 392 392 234 234 705 100%
Tainan County 84 84 74 74 171 100%
Kaohsiung County 963 963 946 946 2,499 100%
Pingtung County 1,004 923 309 309 984 100%
Taitung County 150 150 141 141 429 100%
Tainan City 78 78 13 13 38 100%
Total 2,837 2,756 1,767 1,767 4,978 100%

Source: Ministry of the Interior (November 11, 2010)

6. State of Relief Funds Released for Flooding

As of January 29, 2010, the central government (Water Resources Agency under the Ministry of Economic Affairs) has paid out a total of about NT$2.8 billion of flooding relief assistance to county and city governments. These funds had been disbursed in full as of August 27. County and city governments have released about 99.54% of these funds to township governments, while these local government agencies have released about 99.54% to those impacted by the disaster. The operational ratio in terms of fund disbursement is 100 %.

Note:

The percentage of funds released to disaster victims from township and city government administrations is the amount of funds distributed to disaster victims as a portion of the total amount of funds to be distributed by townships and cities to these persons. The operational ratio refers to the amount of funds released to disaster victims as a percentage of the amount of funds issued by county and city administrations to respective township and village administrations for release to victims.

Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs (January 29, 2010)

7. Statistics of Financial Assistance for Losses Sustained by the Agricultural and Fisheries Industries

State of Cash Assistance Provided

Category State of Work Anticipated Date of Completion
Farming

1. Total number of applications filed is 224,448 and surveys have been completed on 224,448 applications, with 194,287 applications deemed meeting qualifications.
2. The amount of financial relief approved is NT$4,222.19 billion and the number of farming applicants receiving assistance is 194,287.

October 20, 2009
Fisheries

1. Total number of applications filed is 4,374 and surveys have been completed on 4,374 applications, with 4,374 applications deemed meeting qualifications.
2. The amount of financial relief approved is NT$813.43 million and the number of fisheries applicants receiving assistance is 4,374.

October 15, 2009
Livestock

1. Total number of applications filed is 2,002 and surveys have been completed on 2,002 applications, with 961 applications deemed meeting qualifications.
2. The amount of financial relief approved is NT$219.04 million and the number of livestock applicants receiving assistance is 961.

September 20, 2009(completed)
Forestry

1. Total number of applications filed is 4,631 and surveys have been completed on 4,631 applications, with 2,981 applications deemed meeting qualifications.
2. The amount of financial relief approved is NT$81.46 million and the number of forestry applicants receiving assistance is 2,981.

November 20, 2009

 

Source: Council of Agriculture (March 16, 2010)

8. Shelters for Disaster Victims and Resettlement

(1) The state of shelters and settlement of people is detailed in the followed table. As of November 11, 2010, one shelter was still in use, housing a total of 0 people.

City/ County Township/ City Shelters No. of Persons Living in Shelter
  Name Address
Chiayi County Alishan Township 1 Xinmei Community Activity Center No. 67, No. 4 Neighborhood, Xinmei Village 0
Total   1     0

Source: Ministry of the Interior (November 11, 2010)

(2) As of November 11 2010, a total of 562 people had been relocated to 4 medium-term shelter facilities.

City/ County Township/ City Shelter No. of Persons in Shelter Date of Moving In
  Name Address
Taitung County Taitung City 1 Malan Veterans Home No. 1010, Gengsheng Road, Taitung City 0 September 2, 2009
Kaohsiung County Yanchao Township 1

Fengxiung Base Camp (Southern Reserve)

No. 23, Fengqi Road, Yanchao Township

0

August 27, 2009
Yanchao Township 1 Jinling Base Camp – Army Engineering School No. 1, Zhongxi Road, Yanchao Township, Kaohsiung County 0 August 28, 2009
Meinong Township 1 Veterans Affairs Commission Kaohsiung Farm No. 500, Wailiuliao, Jiyang Neighborhood, Meinong Township, Kaohsiung County 0 August 27, 2009
Fengshan City 1 Huangpu Base Camp, Kaohsiung County (ROC Military Academy) No. 1, Weiwu Road, Fengshan City 0 August 31, 2009
Dashu Township 1 Renmei Base Camp, Kaohsiung County (Army 43rd Artillery Command) No. 1, Zhongshan Road, Jiuqu Village, Dashu Township 0 August 31, 2009
Pingtung County Neipu Township 1 Pingtung Veterans Home No. 100, Jianxing Village, Neipu Township, Pingtung County 165 August 25, 2009
Sandimen Township 1 Longquan 298th Brigade Base Camp Sandi Village, Sandimen Township 356 August 31, 2009
Total   4     521  

 

Source: Ministry of the Interior (November 11, 2010)

Other Medium-term Settlement Facilities

City/ County Township/ City Shelter No. of Persons in Shelter Date of Moving In
  Name Address
Taitung County Dawu Township 1 Daniao Senior Citizens Home No. 56, No. 2 Neighborhood, Daniao Village 0 August 09, 2009
Tainan County Nanhua Township 1 Water Company Purification Plant Dormitory No. 154, Beiliao Village, Nanhua Township 7 August 31, 2009
Pingtung County Laiyi Township 1 Danlin Checkpoint No. 72, Jiyi Road 0 August 22, 2009
Mudan Township 1 Gaoshih Daycare Cente No. 60, Gaoshih Road, Mudan Township 34 September 5, 2009
Pingtung City 1 Qingjing Hostel No. 2-36, Guili Lane, Hunan Neighborhood, Pingtung City 0 August 15, 2009
Total   2     41  

 

Note:

Disaster  victims who had been housed at the Changzhi branch of the Central Radio Station  in Pingtung were gradually relocated to the Pingtung Veterans Home starting on  September 23.

Source: Ministry of the Interior (November 11, 2010)

9. Comprehensive Preferential Resettlement Plan Statistics

Families whose homes were damaged by Typhoon Morakot to the extent that the structures have become uninhabitable are eligible to take part in the Comprehensive Preferential Resettlement Plan. Under this project, households can select one of three options – renting a home on their own, purchasing a home on their own, or being resettled by the government. As of January 14, 2010, a total of 2,860 households had applied to rent homes on their own, with applications of 2,009 of these households having been approved (979 households were those with less than three people, 340 households were those with four people, and 690 households were those with five people or more). Meanwhile, thirty-one households applied to purchase homes on their own, and each of these applications was approved. Also, 2,493 people applied to be resettled by the government, and all of these applications were approved.

Options Households (No. of People) Approved Households (No. of People)
Rental of Homes 2,860 Households
2,009Households
No. of Households with Three People or Less: 979
No. of Households with Four People: 340
No. of Households with Five People or More: 690
Purchase of Homes 32 32
Government Resettlement

2,493

2,493People

Source: Ministry of the Interior (January 14, 2010)

10. Repair of Breached Dikes and Dredging of Rivers

(1) Of 63 projects where repair work was needed on dangerous areas, all 63 projects have been completed. Of 118 projects where repair work was needed for damaged places, work contracts have been issued for all 118 projects, and 117 projects have been completed.

Waterway River Management Office Repair of Dangerous Areas Repair of Damaged Areas
Total No. of Projects Already Completed Date of Completion Total No. of Projects Yet to be Contracted State of Contracting Already Contracted Already Completed Under Construction Date of Completion
Lanyang River First River Management Office 2 2 August 8 - - - - - - -
Houlong River  Second River Management Office 2 2 August 10 - - - - - - -
Da-an River Third River Management Office 2 2 August 10 - - - - - - -
Dajia River - - - 1 0 Completely Contracted 1 1 0 August 10
Wu River 5 5 August 14 7 0 Completely Contracted 7 7 0 August 23
Zhoshui River Fourth River Management Office 11 11 August 17 27 0 Completely Contracted 27 27 0 Forecast December 15
 Beigang River  Fifth River Management 7 7 August 17 7 0

Completely Contracted

7 7 0 August 15
Puzi River Office 7 7 August 17 16 0 Completely Contracted 16 16 0 September 2
 Bazhang River 2 2 August 14 7 0 Completely Contracted 7 7 0 August 20
 Jishui River Sixth River Management Office 1 1 August 10 1 0 Completely Contracted 1 1 0 August 15
Cengwen River 3 3 August 15 2 0 Completely Contracted 2 2 0 August 17
 Yanshui River 3 3 August 12 - - - - - - -
Erren River 2 2 August 13 1 0 Completely Contracted 1 1 0 August 11
 Gaoping River Seventh River Management Office 7 7 August 17 32 0 Completely Contracted 32 32 0 Forecast November 25
Beinan River  Eighth River Management Office 7 7 August 15 10 0 Completely Contracted 10 9 1 Forecast December 22
Area Drainage Sixth River Management Office - - - 1 0 Completely Contracted 1 1 0 August  8
Sea Embankments  Fourth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth River Management Offices 2 2 August 11 6 0 Completely Contracte 6 6 0 Forecast December 7
Total   63 63   118 0   118 117 1  

Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs (January 29, 2010)

(2) The following is a table detailing the dredging/clearing of rivers and waterways managed by the central government. In all, 39.3 kilometers of rivers and waterways will be dredged/cleared at an anticipated cost of NT$34.461 million.

No City/ County Waterway Type of Repair Spot of Dredging Forecast Cost (NT$1,000) Distance of Dredged Area Expected Contracting Date/ Actual Contracting Date Forecast Start Date of Work/ Actual Start Date Forecast Completion Date/ Actual Completion Date
1 Yunlin County Beigang River Embankment Upstream & Downstream of Unnamed Bridge over Dapu River, Downstream of Yungan Bridge over Ganxi River 3,500 Dredging of About 4,000 Meters of the Waterway Handled Via Open Contract August 8, 2009
August 8, 2009
August 17, 2009 August 14, 2009
2 Chiayi County Puzi River Embankment Fuxing No. 2 Embankment on Puzi River 2,000 Dredging of About 300 Meters of the Waterway Handled Via Open Contract August 26, 2009 August 26, 2009 September 14, 2009 September 4, 2009
3 Pingtung County Gaoping River Embankment Clean-up of Ailiao River Waterway 9,081 Clean-up of About 10,000 Meters of the Waterway August 26, 2009 August 26, 2009 August 27, 2009 August 27, 2009 November 25, 2009
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4 Pingtung County Gaoping River Embankment Clean-up of Laonong River Waterway 9,940 Clean-up of About 13,000 Meters of the Waterway August 26, 2009 August 26, 2009 August 27, 2009 August 27, 2009 November 25, 2009
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5 Kaohsiung County Gaoping River Embankment Clean-up of Qishan River Waterway 9,940 Clean-up of About 12,000 Meters of the Waterway August 26, 2009 August 26, 2009 August 27, 2009 August 27, 2009 November 25, 2009
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Total 34,461 39,300      

Note:

The dredging/clearing work in these five projects has been combined with the budgeting for the projects to repair dangerous areas.

(3) The following table details the repair and dredging/clearing work of waterways by country and city governments:

City/ County Repair of Dangerous Areas Repair of Damaged Areas Dredging Work      
Total No. of Projects Yet to be Contracted Work in Progress Already Completed Total No. of Projects Yet to be Contracted Work in Progress Already Completed Total No. of Projects Yet to be Contracted Work in Progress Already Completed
Miaoli County 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Taichung County 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taichung City 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 18 0 0 18
Nantou County 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yunlin County 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
Chiayi County 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 30 0 0 0 0
Tainan County 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 13 0 0 0 0
Kaohsiung County 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12 0 0 0 0
Pingtung County 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 3 0 0 3
Taitung County 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Total 6 0 0 6 94 0 0 94 21 0 0 21

Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs (January 29, 2010)

11. Disaster Victim Employment Plan

(1) August 8 Temporary Work Plan

The mission of the “August 8 Temporary Work Plan” was deemed completed on September 16. As of September 16, the Council of Labor Affairs approved employment projects by 92 townships and villages, providing 13,940 employment opportunities. In all, 230,623 people received jobs under this program. 

(2) Post-Disaster Temporary Work Plan

As of the morning of December 10, 125 agencies provided notice of their manpower requirements and 20,647 work opportunities had been approved. To date, a total of 19,383 people have begun work.

(3) Hiring Incentives

Hiring incentives for post-disaster reconstruction work are provided for companies that have won various bids to carry out reconstruction work in disaster areas. These firms are to provide job opportunities to unemployed persons in disaster areas. As of the morning of December 15, no company winning a bid had designated manpower needs for reconstruction work. 

(4)Immediate Work Plan

The “Immediate Work Plan” came into effect on September 22 and is applicable for any person from a disaster area with a disaster area ID who is unemployed. A total of 373 people have been provided jobs under this plan so far.

(5)Disaster Area Residents Resettlement Training Plan

A total of 63 persons have completed training in one of three courses – home utility and air-conditioning system repair, bricklaying, and food & beverage and travel services.

(6) Liugui Township’s Xinfa Community Activities Center in Kaohsiung County has held a homeland reconstruction concrete course that has trained 30 people. These people will assist in the reconstruction of disaster areas.

(7)Disaster Victim Vocational Exploration Workshop Plan

Five courses in hand weaving, innovative ornaments, beauty, forklifts, and soap making were held. A total of 85 people received training, and the courses ended on October 30.
In addition, the instructors from the Tainan District Agricultural Improvement Station under the Council of Agriculture held a seminar to train people in fruit tree cultivation technology. The training of 14 people concluded on October 21.
 

 

Source: Council of Labor Affairs (December 10, 2010)

12. Indigenous Peoples Project

(1)Release of Basic Living Expense Stipends to Disaster Victims from Indigenous Tribes

Category No. of Persons Qualified No. of Persons Already Receiving Funds
Death (Emergency Financial Relief of NT$50,000) 39 39
Missing (Emergency Financial Relief of NT$50,000) 8 8
Seriously Injured (Emergency Financial Relief of NT$30,000) 18 18
Family Livelihood Imperiled (Emergency Financial Relief of NT$10,000) 4,951 4,951

Source: Council of Indigenous Peoples (January 18, 2010)

(2) Introduction of Welfare for Work Project

In addition to the Project Providing Temporary Employment after the August 8 Natural Disaster that is being implemented by the Executive Yuan’s Council of Labor Affairs, 2,000 jobs have been arranged for a six-month period under a welfare for work plan. At present, 26 township administrations have approved 1,810 work opportunities. As of September 28, 2009, 730 people have begun various jobs under this program.

(3) Release Scholarship Funds for Indigenous Students in Need

Elementary and junior high school students from families in disaster areas whose livelihood has become imperiled due to the disaster are receiving scholarships of NT$3,000 each. As of September 28, 2009, a total of 2,102 students qualify for these scholarships under this program, and scholarship money has already been issued to 1,779 students, equivalent to 85% of those who qualify. A total of NT$5.337 million of funds are being distributed under this program.

 

 

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