Christian World Service (CWS) is appealing for donations to support the survivors of last month’s disaster in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.
On September 28, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake followed by a tsunami caused widespread damage in Central Sulawesi. So far 2,045 people have died and 2,549 received severe injuries. The numbers will rise. More than 82,775 people have been displaced and 2.4 million affected. 67,310 houses have been damaged. Around 191,000 people need urgent humanitarian assistance. Aftershocks continue and there is a danger of landslides and liquefaction. In Sigi most damage has been caused by landslides. Malaria, schistosomiasis, cholera, dysentery, and other diseases are a real risk.
Learn more or make a contribution to the Indonesia Earthquake Tsunami Appeal 2018