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Back to listJun 9, 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Responds to Myanmar Earthquake

Soka Gakkai Malaysia SGM donating to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society

On March 25, 2011, a severe earthquake of magnitude 6.8 on the Richter scale struck northeast Myanmar, causing a major disaster that claimed more than 100 lives. Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) donated RM$90,000 (US$30,447), collected from among its members nationwide, to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society in aid of the Myanmar earthquake victims. SGM representative Katherine Chui presented the check to YBhg Datuk Dr Noordin b. Abd Razak, National Vice-Chairman and Secretary-General of the Malaysian Red Crescent Society, at a ceremony at the Malaysian Red Crescent Society headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on June 9.

[Adapted from an article from the Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) website; photo courtesy of SGM]