UPDATE: Fundraising concert at Ximen’s Red Theater on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 15). Performances include Kimbo Hu, Panai and the Nanwang Sisters.
Indie Rock concert for disaster relief this Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 15-16) 3pm to 9pm at Freedom Square [CKS Memorial Hall].
Typhoon Morakot – Donating, volunteering, commentary and info:
- Alton Thompson compiles links and phone numbers to contact for volunteering and donations.
- The Typhoon Morakot website also lists several ways to help those affected.
- A commenter sent me information on the charity Global Giving which is also seeking donations for victims.
- Catastrophe map created by blogger Billy Pan and others collects information on damages and requests for help.
- The Taiwan Link on CV Chen’s editorial on the role of the military in disaster relief.
- A fine trio of posts regarding the president’s behavior and lack of leadership in this time of crisis by The Far Eastern Sweet Potato, Claudia Jean, and Michael Turton.
- Brian Q. Webb on the death of the Tao.
- Check out the totally redone Taiwan Photographers site!
- The Battle of the Fisherman’s Wharf on Dr. Mackay’s first house in Danshui.
- The Real Taiwan with a classy slideshow video featuring Betelnut Girls.
- Craig Ferguson with a series of photographs of Kinmen.
- FiLi with suggestions for visitors going to Tainan.