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Volunteers Around the World Pray for Japan

Volunteers Around the World Pray for JapanWhile the city of Christchurch in New Zealand waits to be rebuilt, a terrible earthquake struck the Yingjiang district of Yunan. One natural disaster has followed another, like a loud noise and also like a warning, telling us that we must save the planet. On March 11, a devastating quake hit Japan, followed by a tsunami. Tzu Chi people gathered all over the world and, with a heart of deep sincerity, prayed for the peace of everyone in the planet.Full story

Tzu Chi Delivers Hot Meals to Japan Earthquake Victims

Tzu Chi formally recognized
On Wednesday, March 16, volunteers in Japan delivered their first food aid to the victims of the country's catastrophic earthquake, feeding nearly 1,000 people in a town on the east coast. It was devastated by the tsunami caused by the quake and many residents have been unable to return home. Full story

Tzu Chi Delivers First Relief Shipment to Japan After Earthquake

An airplane arrived at midday on Monday, March 14, in Tokyo, bringing the first shipment of relief materials from the Tzu Chi Foundation for the survivors of the devastating earthquake which rocked the country last Friday. It will be the first of many such shipments.Full story

Tzu Chi Japan Opens Relief Centre after Catastrophic Earthquake

The foundation’s Tokyo branch has opened a relief centre to help those affected by the biggest earthquake in the history of Japan. Registering 8.9 on the Richter scale, the quake struck off the eastern coast of northeast Japan at 2.46 p.m. local time on March 11. It set off a tsunami that surged over the coast, leaving hundreds people dead and destroying houses, cars, factories and crops.Full story

Letter From Dharma Master Cheng Yen to Global Volunteers Re. Japan Earthquake

Dear volunteers and staffs of Tzu Chi chapters around the world:Full story
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