Fire Relief at Baseco Manila
On May 19 at 9 am, a fire broke out at Baseco in Manila, affecting 277 families or 1,021 individuals. Residents who lost everything from the disaster were devastated at the thought of starting from zero. As in previous calamities, Tzu Chi volunteers responded quickly with donations of rice and basic goods like kitchenwares. For families left with nothing, this gesture of kindness is exactly what they needed at this moment in their lives.