Love In Action

Master is always deeply concerned when disasters occur in any part of the world. Upon hearing news of such events, She immediately provides financial assistance and sends relief teams. Through such efforts, Her unconditional love and support are conveyed to those affected, thus reducing their suffering while helping them to rebuild their lives.

In recognition of the selfless actions of governments, organizations and relief workers around the globe, Master expresses Her gratitude as follows: "Thank you, all the international help that brings care and necessities to afflicted victims. Thank you all the relief workers for taking time and forsaking your own comfort, even traveling great distance on unfavorable roads and conditions to bring love and assistance to people in a time of need. May Heaven bless you abundantly for your generosity and noble sacrifice."

2018年03月23日, 週五

    Red Cross Aid Brings Relief to Bosnia and Herzegovina

    By USA News Group (Originally in English)

    In January 2013, heavy snowfall and plummeting temperatures of minus 23 degrees Celsius left residents of 10 mountainous municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina without basic necessities. Most severely affected were the municipalities of Han Pijesak, Sokolac, Srebrenica and Kupres, as well as villages on Bjelašnica Mountain and in the Brčko District. Upon hearing of the people’s plight, Supreme Master Ching Hai lovingly contributed US$10,000 to the Red Cross of Bosnia and Herzegovina in support of relief efforts.

    The funds were directed to the Red Cross to buy food and personal hygiene supplies. The Red Cross, which conducts relief efforts in the area each winter, also worked with various media to raise public awareness about the dire situation of villages that were isolated due to the extreme weather. Even though snowdrifts and rocks had cut off a number of roads, Red Cross teams braved the conditions to deliver aid packages directly to these areas or to the nearest possible locations.

    The relief items traveled from regional Red Cross branches to distribute to those most in need, including elderly and bedridden individuals living alone, people with disabilities, underprivileged families with young children, single mothers, refugees and displaced persons. A total of 326 parcels were delivered: 150 food and personal hygiene packages by the Red Cross Society of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 150 by the Red Cross of Republic of Srpska, and 26 by the Red Cross Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The recipients were deeply grateful for the items.  The despair of many changed to confidence in their recovered stability through this timely help.