Indonesia: Earthquakes and Tsunami
On 29 September, a 7.4 earthquake followed by a 1.5m tsunami devastated the island of Sulawesi, killing at least 823 people in Pula and Donggala.
On Lombok, 14 people were killed by a 6.4 quake on 29 July, and 98 died in a 7.0 quake on 5 August.
This appeal will enable the Indonesian Red Cross and IFRC to support 160,000 of the most vulnerable survivors of these disasters for 20 months. The operation will include shelter, livelihoods and basic needs, health, water, sanitation and hygiene, protection, and disaster risk reduction.
Following the 29 September earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, the Government of Indonesia declared its willingness to accept international support. IFRC has revised its existing appeal, launched in August following the earthquakes on Lombok island, rather than issuing a separate one. The approach will enable the Indonesian Red Cross and IFRC to fundraise and deliver support in a concerted manner based on needs alone. The revised appeal now has a 17 million Swiss franc funding gap.