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Multinational Medical Relief Team Arrives in Cyclone-Ravaged Mozambique

Multinational Medical Relief Team Arrives in Cyclone-Ravaged Mozambique

A multinational Tzu Chi medical relief team has arrived in cyclone-stricken Mozambique, where the volunteers plan to hold large-scale free clinics for the disaster victims and to pass on the NGO’s spirit of love and care to the locals.

Medicine | Mozambique

Africa Tzu Chi Volunteers Distribute Aid to Cyclone Idai Survivors in Local Villages

Africa Tzu Chi Volunteers Distribute Aid to Cyclone Idai Survivors in Local Villages

As cyclone-stricken villagers in Mozambique reeled from the disaster, Tzu Chi volunteers in Africa held large-scale aid distributions to provide much needed daily necessities to the disaster victims to help them in their journey of recovery.

Charity | Mozambique

“The rice from Taiwan has arrived!”

“The rice from Taiwan has arrived!”

Since after Cyclone Idai brought catastrophic flooding to southeastern Africa, Tzu Chi has been delivering emergency aid supplies to the disaster areas. The Foundation also hopes to rebuild the homes of the poverty-stricken victims in the soonest possible

Charity | Malawi

First Non-Disaster Relief Aid Distribution in Sri Lanka

First Non-Disaster Relief Aid Distribution in Sri Lanka

Tzu Chi Sri Lanka conducted two large-scale aid distributions in Hambantota and Colombo, respectively, where needy local residents received shopping vouchers instead of the usual relief goods. The vouchers allowed them to purchase the items they needed...

Charity | Sri Lanka

Tzu Chi USA Lends its Voice to the 4th UN Environment Assembly and the UN CSW63

Tzu Chi USA Lends its Voice to the 4th UN Environment Assembly and the UN CSW63

The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation received accreditation from UN Environment as an official observer of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, and will be hosting two parallel events at the United Nations’ 63rd Commission on the...

Education, Env. Protection | Kenya

Tzu Chi Kicks Off Cyclone Idai Relief Efforts in Malawi

Tzu Chi Kicks Off Cyclone Idai Relief Efforts in Malawi

Cyclone Idai devastated large swaths of Southeast Africa, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. Tzu Chi volunteers from South Africa promptly travelled to Malawi, a hard-hit country, to conduct disaster survey and to plan for...

Charity | Malawi

Snowstorm Disaster Assessment in Qinghai, China

Snowstorm Disaster Assessment in Qinghai, China

The heavy blizzards that ravaged China’s northwest Qinghai Province have killed thousands of livestock, leaving many residents in urgent need of assistance. A team of Tzu Chi volunteers in China braved the winter cold to conduct disaster assessment in the

Charity | Singapore

Eight-Nation Volunteer Team Holds Medical Aid Mission in Cambodia

Eight-Nation Volunteer Team Holds Medical Aid Mission in Cambodia

In 1994, Tzu Chi held a rice and rice seeds distribution in Takeo Province, Cambodia. 25 years later, Tzu Chi volunteers once again stepped onto this land to hold a free clinic and rice distribution for the locals, thereby continuing the cycle of Great Lo

Charity, Medicine | Cambodia

Quality Rice Seeds for 50,000 Farmers Affected by Flood in Myanmar

Quality Rice Seeds for 50,000 Farmers Affected by Flood in Myanmar

Tzu Chi volunteers distributed mung bean seeds to needy farmers in Myanmar after a major flood disaster in 2018. They returned to the disaster zone once again in February this year, to distribute rice seeds to assist the impoverished farmers to get back t

Charity | Myanmar [Burma]

Tzu Chi Volunteers Join the Camp Fire Memorial in Paradise, California

Tzu Chi Volunteers Join the Camp Fire Memorial in Paradise, California

On 8th February 2019, amid the wintry cold, Tzu Chi volunteers joined more than 700 residents in the town of Paradise, California, in a memorial service that commemorated the 85 victims of the Camp Fire, which devastated the town three months ago.

Charity | United States

Warm Winter Clothes for Refugees in Serbia

Warm Winter Clothes for Refugees in Serbia

On a cold, snowy winter day in Serbia, Tzu Chi volunteers from 11 countries and regions arrived at the Obrenovac refugee centre, to distribute warm winter clothes to the refugees.

Charity | Serbia

Tzu Chi USA Endorsed as United Nations Environment Programme Observer

Tzu Chi USA Endorsed as United Nations Environment Programme Observer

The United Nations Environment Programme recognises Tzu Chi’s 30-year efforts in environmental protection and accredited Tzu Chi USA with observer status to allow the organisation to speak out at the general assembly.

Env. Protection | United States

President of Turkey Commends Tzu Chi’s Aid Efforts for Syrian Refugees

President of Turkey Commends Tzu Chi’s Aid Efforts for Syrian Refugees

Towards the end of 2018, Tzu Chi Malaysia joined Tzu Chi Turkey to provide aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey. They met up with President Erdogan of Turkey, who commended the Foundation for its tireless efforts in helping the refugees.

Charity | Turkey

Overcoming Difficult Challenges to Distribute Aid in Honduras

Overcoming Difficult Challenges to Distribute Aid in Honduras

In the aftermath of devastating floods that struck Honduras in September 2018, Tzu Chi volunteers distributed food supplies to affected households. They returned in December to reassess the needs of the residents and distributed cash relief to 5,038 house

Charity | Honduras

Tzu Chi Attends UN Climate Change Conference in Poland

Tzu Chi Attends UN Climate Change Conference in Poland

As one of the participating NGOs of the COP24, the Tzu Chi Foundation plans to hold ten press conferences to share various topics with the global representatives.

Env. Protection | Poland

Tzu Chi Joins the Parliament of the World's Religions

Tzu Chi Joins the Parliament of the World's Religions

Tzu Chi was one of the participating organisations at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, where delegates from the Foundation gave presentations to share with other global representatives how it has been actively responding to climate change.

Env. Protection, Miscellaneous | Canada

Free Clinic at Tacloban City Five Years after Typhoon Haiyan Struck

Free Clinic at Tacloban City Five Years after Typhoon Haiyan Struck

Typhoon Haiyan severely hit Central Philippines in November 2013, devastating much of Tacloban City. In the aftermath, Tzu Chi held a work relief programme to help the locals recover from the disaster. It has been five years since Haiyan struck the city..

Medicine | Philippines

Timely Help and Support for Taiwan Train Disaster

Timely Help and Support for Taiwan Train Disaster

Tzu Chi volunteers arrived onsite shortly after the train disaster in Taiwan’s Yilan County to distribute food and drinks to rescue workers as well as medical personnel and families of the victims...

Charity | Taiwan