An earthquake struck the city of Tainan, Taiwan at dawn on February 6th.
Since then, 12,669 Tzu Chi volunteers went into action. They provided 20,176 hot meals, 1,839 blankets, 660 foldable beds, 560 scarves, 166 emergency kits, and 5 eco heaters were also distributed. Direct financial aid was offered to 120 families and 77 injured survivors. In total, $111,363 USD were distributed to help those in need. (Data from February 12th, 2016)

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