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[2014-06-20] A total of Volunteers in Jindo Surpasses 35,000 Mark

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A total of Volunteers in Jindo Surpasses 35,000 Mark

 

The total number of volunteers in Jindo Island near the ferry accident site surpassed the 35,000 mark, more than the total population of Jindo-gun district at 32,000.

On a daily average, 557 volunteers made a visit to the island to offer hands in dealing with the aftermath of the nation’s most tragic ferry accident that claimed more than 300 lives.

According to the pan-governmental disaster headquarter committee, the total number of volunteers that made a visit to Jindo Island since the ferry sank on April 16th has reached 35,600.

As of now, a total of 178 volunteers are staying in the island to provide help with the daily lives of the families of the victims.

A total of 760,000 items of relief material, including blankets, water, food and clothing, were donated for the victims and families of the victims.

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