About Campaign

ends 25 Jan 2019, 11:59 PM
On 22 December 2018, at 9.30pm local time, a tsunami struck coastal areas around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Sumatra and Java due to an undersea Krakatoa volcanic eruption, according to BBC. As of Monday morning, the death toll reached 281, up from 222 the night before, while 1,016 people were injured and 57 were missing, according to Indonesia's disaster agency.

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 between the islands of Sumatra and Java.

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

Image Credit to: AFP and AP

About the Charity

Established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in the Asia Pacific, Mercy Relief has evolved into Singapore's leading independent disaster relief agency with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle.

We provide emergency aid within 72 hours of an international appeal in the aftermath of a disaster. The objective of our long-term sustainable development programmes is to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water & sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education. In two decades, Mercy Relief has undertaken 92 relief operations, disbursed more than $46.1 million in relief funds across 27 countries. We have implemented 76 post-disaster projects and impacted over 2.7 million lives.

Find more information about how Mercy Relief is transforming lives across Asia at www.mercyrelief.org.


Fundraising can help to raise more and change more lives.