Tibetans to join relief work in Taiwan’s typhoon affected areas

Dharamshala: About 20 Tibetans mostly from Taipei, headed by Mr. Jamga, the president of Taiwan-Tibetan Welfare Association will extend help in the voluntary cleanup and relief work in the area worst affected by Typhoon Morakot in Taiwan, the office of Tibet Religious Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama based in Taipei said.

Last Saturday, Tibet Religious Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama had organized a special prayer for the victims of Typhoon Morakot. The Foundation has also received a total cash donation of NT$ 228300/- from individual Tibetans and Taiwanese Buddhists. The Foundation will send the donation to the registered organisation responsible for supervising the relief work.

The Central Tibetan Administration in India yesterday organized a special prayer session to express Tibetan peoples deep condolences and prayer for the victims of Typhoon.

The people of Taiwan have expressed appreciation for the moral support and prayers offered by the Tibetan people.