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2018-01 Newsletter

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1 Disaster Preparedness & Disaster Response Training @ Kunming, China

This was my 4th trip to Kunming after the 2014 Ludian Earthquake to conduct training with our local partners. It was a great joy to see the brothers and sisters in the province of Yunnan consistently sharing on disaster awareness with the locals. Yunnan is one of the provinces in China that has the highest risk in earthquake and poverty among the minority tribes.

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A group of 9 completed IDRN 1100 & 1300. May they bring what they have learned to their family, friends and community.

2 Disaster Awareness Sharing, Penang

28 Jan – CREST thanks Penang Wesley Methodist Church for inviting our Director, Rev Dr Ng Swee Ming, to preach God’s message “Mission in Crisis” at their Sunday services.

In the afternoon, the church hosted a 2-hour disaster awareness program for members of Trinity and Wesley Methodist churches. Some of the members brought their friends too.

20 out of the 60+ attendees indicated their interest to attend a one-day preparedness training. The awareness event was shared by CK Cheong.

3 Disaster Awareness Workshop at Malaysian Care, Kuala Lumpur

12 Jan – CREST was invited by our mission partner, Malaysian CARE to conduct a workshop on disaster preparedness for Fire. We are working together to draft and implement fire evacuation at Malaysian CARE headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.

Despite of the rain that afternoon, every staff had a chance to practice the use of fire extinguisher.

Approximately 35 full time staff attended to the workshop.

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Upcoming Events

03-04 March – Basic Wilderness Survival, Search and Rescue is open for registration, please register at HERE or More Information.

In Him We Serve,
CK Cheong
Executive Director

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