Funded project

Emergency Tsunami in Indonesia

Célebes - Indonesia

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday 28th. The devastating earthquake triggered a tsunami that swept through Palu city, leaving behind widespread destruction in its wake. 

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • Nicequest clients 6.002€
  • Direct beneficiaries 100

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 420

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

UNICEF

Budget

  • Materials 4.000€
  • Staff 2.000€
  • Total 6.000€
6.000€

Description

An earthquake with magnitude of 7.4 RS, has shaken the territory of Palu and Donggala, Central Sulawesi on Friday 28th of September.

The tsunami and earthquake has caused casualties. The national disaster management agency (BNPB) reported, as of 30 September, that the number of casualties has reached 1763 persons; 2632 are injured and 5,000 missing. It is estimated that the number will continue to increase as it is believed that many people are still buried under collapsed buildings. There are widespread power blackouts reported in Palu and Donggala which is affecting the capacity of hospitals to treat injured. Communication is also affected and caused difficulties for coordination and reporting with the region.

With search and rescue efforts still under way, the full extent of the damage is still emerging, but the number of fatalities is expected to rise in the coming days. The situation for tens of thousands of children will remain extremely precarious in the days ahead. UNICEF is working with the Government to get help and lifesaving supplies to affected children and families.

Activities

To support infant and young child feeding, assist breastfeeding mothers, and assess the ongoing needs of the survivors.

To provide support in tracing the families of children who have been separated from their parents.

To provide access to clean water and proper sanitation.

Who will benefit?

With your help 

Project objectives

To cover education, health, nutrition, sanitation and child protection needs for the current emergency

Transparency

UNICEF fully complies with the 9 Principles of Transparency and Good Practices analyzed by the Lealtad Foundation

Fundacion Lealtad

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