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2012 Global Tzu Chi Volunteers Geographic Locations of Branch and Chapter

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As end of 2012, Tzu Chi had branches/offices in 48 countries and regions, with 445 offices worldwide.

Asia (17 countries/regions, 275 locations)
Country/region Branch/location Country Branch/Location
Taiwan 85 Philippines 9
Mainland China
29 Malaysia 92
Hong Kong 4 Jordan 1
Japan 5 Turkey 1
Thailand 7 Sri Lanka 2
Indonesia 30 Myanmar 1
Vietnam 3 Cambodia 1
Brunei 1 *South Korea 1
Singapore 3

Europe ( 9 countries/regions, 13 locations)
Country/region Branch/location Country Branch/Location
United Kingdom 2 *Sweden 1
Germany 4 *Denmark 1
Austria 1 *Israel 1
France 1 *Ireland 1
*Netherlands 1

Americas (15 countries/regions, 132 locations)
Country/region Branch/location Country Branch/Location
United States 100 El Salvador 1
Canada 17 St Martin 1
Mexico 1 Haiti 1
Bazil 2 Chile 1
Argentina 1 *Costa Rica 1
Paraguay 2 *Honduras 1
Dominican Republic 1 *Bolivia 1
Guatemala 1

Oceania (2 countries/regions, 12 locations)
Country/region Branch/location Country Branch/Location
Australia 10 New Zealand 2

Africa (5 countries/regions, 13 locations)
Country/region Branch/location Country Branch/Location
South Africa 9 *Swaziland 1
Lesotho 1 *Zimbabwe 1
*Mozambique 1
Note: In Europe, there were Tzu Chi volunteers in Spain, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland and the Marshall Islands, but because they moved away from those countries, there is no more Tzu Chi activities in these five countries in 2012.

* Tzu Chi volunteers serving but not yet established an office

Source: Department of Religious Culture and Humanitarian Aid
Translated by: Hui Ying Chin
Edited by: Kristofor Fan

 

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