An earthquake struck the city of Tainan, Taiwan at dawn on February 6th.

Since then, over 4,220 Tzu Chi volunteers went into action. They provided 10,640 hot meals, 704 blankets, 233 foldable beds, 181 scarves, 166 emergency kits, and 5 eco heaters were also distributed. Direct financial aid was offered to 109 families and 63 injured survivors. In total, $96,515 USD were distributed to help those in need. (Data from February 9th, 2016)

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