Medair UK

Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami

Urgent life-saving support required following devastating disaster in Indonesia On 28th September 2018 an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

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It ran from 11:00 AM, 5 October 2018 to 11:00 AM, 22 October 2018

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1056731)

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Amount raised

£15,254

Donations

61

    Category

    Helping

Location

Situation

A strong earthquake toppled buildings and triggered a deadly and destructive tsunami. The tsunami hit land in Palu, a city home to about 350,000 people, at a speed of 800 kph with waves of up to six metres high. Other areas along the coastline have been badly damaged and reports are still pending from the more remote areas.

Solution

Project Summary Restore dignity and reduce morbidity and mortality through rapid support of emergency basic needs and services to targeted vulnerable populations most affected by the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami.