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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.

Before boarding the plane, Siti told the volunteers, 'I finally realised that contentment within one's heart is what I should be looking for and not the wealth based on materialism.'【Photograph by Teo Bee Swan】

Prior to her return to Indonesia, Siti Soleha shared some heartfelt enlightenment with Tzu Chi volunteers. She said, "Contentment within one's heart is what I should be looking for and not the wealth based on materialism."

A cheque is presented to Tzu Chi by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, witnessed by UNHCR Representative.【Photograph by Tan Huay Yin】

The cooperation between UNHCR and Tzu Chi in the past has been a great success. This time, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Malaysia, UNHCR and Tzu Chi will cooperate to provide medical and educational aid for the refugees.

Volunteers and helpers carrying out the roof repair for Lavia.【Photograph by Goh Yoong Khooi】

Nineteen Tzu Chi volunteers in Kota Kinabalu took 8 hours to replace the broken roof on Granny Lavia's house. Though tired, they were, nevertheless, truly happy that the granny and her granddaughter, Feocenovia, would not have to worry about rainy days anymore.

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