Tzu Chi Foundation provided over 45,000 hot meals to flood victims in Jakarta
In Indonesia, the monsoon season brought massive rainfall on January, forcing over 20,000 residents in Jakarta, to flee from their homes. To help, volunteers from the Tzu Chi Indonesia Chapter organized a series of relief missions.
On January 16-20, the serious flooding brought over one thousand of Tzu Chi volunteers joined the relief work. They have already provided more than 45,000 hot meals and 826 daily necessities to the flood victims from 21 districts in Jakarta area. In order to help the terrified survivors back on their feet, volunteers distributed 918 boxes of bottle water, 6 boxes of cooking oil, 15 bags of milk powder, 560 summer blankets, 450kgs of rice and130 boxes of instant noodles. To date, there were more than 1,166 residents re-located to the Tzu Chi grounds and 47,796 survivors were benefited from the relief mission in Jakarta.
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