Mercy Corps Indonesia staff distribute food and supplies following the Sulawesi earthquake in September.
ALERT: We are responding to the Sunda Strait tsunami in Indonesia, where at least 430 people are reported dead, with hundreds more injured or missing. This disaster is just one of many natural disasters that have devastated Indonesia in 2018.
A powerful tsunami struck the Sunda Strait, Indonesia on 22 December. More than 430 people are reported dead and hundreds more are injured or missing. Nearly 27,000 people have had to leave their homes and need food, water and shelter. This is the latest in a series of natural disasters that have struck the region. Mercy Corps Indonesia is responding to help those in hard-hit areas.
Our team is bringing rice and clean water to those in dire need of support. We will begin distributing tarps, blankets, kitchen essentials and other supplies for those who have fled their homes and have nothing.
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