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Relief Fund Raising for Sulawesi Earthquake and Tsunami
Jul 2019

On 28 September 2018, a shallow, large earthquake struck Indonesia, with its epicentre located in the mountainous Donggala Regency, Central Sulawesi. A localised tsunami later struck Palu, sweeping shore-lying houses and buildings on its way. The combined effects of the earthquake and tsunami led to the deaths of an estimated 4,340 people. We are thankful that member churches responded to the fund raising, and a total of S$109,474.25 was collected, out of which 70% was given to World Vision International and 30% to the Red Cross Society.

Update from World Vision International

Project name Sulawesi Earthquake and Sunda Strait Tsunami
Project location Sigi district, Sulawesi province
Pandeglang district, Banten province and
South Lampung district, Lampung province
Project goals and outcomes To alleviate sufferings associated to earthquake and tsunami and strengthen the resilience of children and local community
  1. Re-establishment of education infrastructure
  2. Enhancing psychosocial and life skills
  3. Provision of Family Shelter Kits
Number of direct beneficiaries Approximately nearly 1000 people (986)
  • 120 children under Sulawesi response and
  • 866 beneficiaries from 235 households

For more information, please see WVI Report.


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