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ends 31 Oct 2018, 11:59 PM
On 28 September 2018, a 7.4-magnitude earthquake had triggered a tsunami with 3m-high waves in Sulawesi, Indonesia. According to The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), the death toll is now over 1,000, with at least 500 people seriously injured. Power and telecommunications to the region have been cut off and the roads are damaged, hampering search and rescue efforts. As assessment of damage is still ongoing, the number of casualties is expected to rise.

Mercy Relief will be conducting its first phase of emergency relief operations together with its ground partners to address the urgent needs of the disaster survivors.

Together with your help, we will be able to provide timely and effective aid to the affected communities in Sulawesi.

* Please note that all donations for foreign charitable causes are not eligible for tax deduction.

Image Credit to: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images & Tatan Syuflana/AP

About the Charity

Headquartered in Singapore, Mercy Relief was established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in Asia Pacific. We provide emergency aid within 72 hours of an appeal in the aftermath of a disaster and implement longer-term sustainable development projects which aim is to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water and sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education.

For the past 16 years, Mercy Relief has responded to 79 human tragedies with more than $36.1 million in relief across 25 countries. We have implemented more than 59 sustainable development initiatives and impacted an aggregate of over 2.1 million lives. Today, we are a leading independent disaster relief agency in the region with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle.


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