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Holding his little girl in his arm, Muzah claimed that he is still considered the lucky one as his whole family is safe.【Photograph by Tan Pui Lee】

On August 28, 2010, Tzu Chi volunteer, Huang Mei Nai, rose at 5 am as usual. When she heard a commotion and found the village across the river on fire, she immediately called the Fire Department. The fire engine arrived within fifteen minutes.

A Tzu Chi volunteer comforting a very sad Mardawati.【Photograph by Chang Vui Seng】

On August 26, 2010, a fire broke out at 9 am at a timber factory in Tawau. Two wooden buildings that accommodate the factory's workers and families were destroyed. Tzu Chi volunteers provided emergency cash relief to the affected workers.

Sister Wang Xiu Yu (middle) was consoled by fellow volunteers.【Photograph by Low Mai Yin】

On July 23, 2010, a fire destroyed eight wooden houses in Jinjang South area.Tzu Chi volunteer, Wang Xiu Yu, was one the fire victims. She donated the money she saved in a bamboo bank for the needy.

Volunteers removing the rusty zinc.【Photograph by Yap Choong Lin】

Lachmy's dilapidated house could not even shelter the family from rain. Tzu Chi volunteers decided to repair their house so that they can at least live safely.

A volunteer briefed the victims, the instructions on cooking the instant noodles and rice.【Photograph by Loh Siew Chien】

Flash flood resulted in many areas in Melaka following a 3-hour heavy downpour in the middle of the night. Tzu Chi volunteers went to Kg. Limbongan, the hardest hit area, to console the victims.

Mo Ze Wen guiding Malini with the operation of the computer.【Photograph by Gan Chian Nee】

Since June, Tzu Chi volunteers from Kuala Lumpur started visiting homes of applicants for 2010 Study Grant Scheme. In the process, they learnt about Shalini's family to whom they provided emergency relief, a used computer and settled their outstanding school fees.

Volunteers' representative, Ong Seng Yeow read Master Cheng Yen's consolation letter to the victims.【Photograph by Quek Meng Mui】

On June 13, 2010, a dawn fire razed through 35 shops on Layang-Layang's main road, resulting in a loss of more than 5-million Ringgit. Kluang's Tzu Chi volunteers went to the site that afternoon and returned the following day with cash for 36 affected households.

Volunteers presenting the emergency relief cash to owners of the affected shops in their most respectful manner.【Photograph by Low Siew Lian】

On June 11, 2010, a shoplot at Melaka's Jonker Street caught fire around 7 am. Luckily, there were no casualties. Tzu Chi volunteers arrived at about 8 am to extend a helping hand to the affected people.

Wong Lee Yun (right) took this charity sale as an opportunity to promote enzyme to more people.【Photograph by Han Kwai Mon】

The annual charity fair organized by Tzu Chi Kota Kinabalu involved 500 volunteers and attracted 6,000 visitors. For this event, the volunteers also introduced elements of environmental protection, thus making this a "Green Charity Fair".

Tzu Chi volunteers introducing Tzu Chi besides providing comfort to the fire victims.

On May 18, 2010, at 8 pm, a fire broke out in a flat building at Taman Ikan Emas, Cheras, destroying four houses. Tzu Chi volunteers delivered emergency relief cash to the four affected families the following day.

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