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Tzu Chi’s Earthquake Relief Preparations for Haiti Commence

On August 14th, 2021, a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti, roughly 78 miles or 125 km west of the capital, Port-au-Prince. Mobilizing swiftly, teams of local Tzu Chi Haiti volunteers in Les Cayes began their assessment to ascertain survivors’ needs and what aid may be most effectively delivered. With local assessment missions underway, volunteers from Tzu Chi’s U.S. Headquarters in California began assembling medical kits on August 20th.

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Upholding Community Wellness with Tzu Chi’s Washington D.C. Regional Volunteers

On August 21st, 2021, enthusiastic energy abounded at Tzu Chi USA’s Washington D.C. Regional Office in Reston, VA. Where many activities at the regional office had been put on pause during the pandemic, on this day, three relief events were held simultaneously. With help from our friends at Pediatrics of Seven Corners, Dr. Tung Duc Nguyen and Dr. LamSon Nguyen, and in collaboration with the Fairfax County Health Department, Tzu Chi volunteers successfully held a COVID-19 vaccine drive and joint food and school supply distributions to serve low-income families.

Tzu Chi Long Island Biweekly Food Pantry

Tzu Chi Long Island Branch is providing biweekly food distribution every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Please register via the link below to receive food. Registration TIME/DATE Every second

Pathway to Hope: 2021 Haiti Earthquake Relief

More than 11 years after one of the worst earthquake’s in Haiti’s history, a 7.2 magnitude quake struck again in the country’s southwest on August 14, 2021. The number of confirmed dead and missing are continuing to rise. As recovery efforts are underway, the ongoing threat of COVID-19, socio-political unrest, and catastrophic weather events including hurricanes, tropical storms, and flash floods looms overhead. Despite all this, Tzu Chi is committed to help.

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