There are more and more nationals who go abroad to travel, study, work, immigrate or participate in Working Holiday Program these years. The chances that they need timely assistance when some accidents or emergencies happen to them increase. And, we all know that overseas compatriots would always be willing to lend a hand to Taiwanese people whenever they need help in foreign countries. In order to make the best use of the benevolence and enthusiasm of overseas compatriots and integrate their assistance, Overseas Community Affairs Council encourage overseas compatriots to set up Emergency Assistance Associations or similar networks respectively in overseas communities around the world to provide timely and appropriate helps to our nationals in urgent needs while abroad. At present, there are more than 80 " Emergency Assistance Associations" already established and ready to help.