About Campaignends 18 Feb 2021, 11:59 PM
All funds raised will go towards the West Sulawesi Earthquake / South Kalimantan Floods 2021 and will not be used for local community support.
The 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the West Sulawesi Province in Indonesia in the early morning of 15 January. A smaller 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck the same area a day before. The earthquake triggered landslides in at least 3 areas, with electricity and communication networks being temporarily disrupted. As of 15 January, at least 42 fatalities and more than 637 injuries have been reported. Multiple buildings have suffered damages, including the local airport at Mamju and a hospital. Over 300 houses have also sustained damages, with more than 15,000 people temporarily displaced in 10 evacuation sites.
According to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, the floods have affected more than 220,000 persons with about 40,000 displaced persons and 25,000 houses destroyed. Five districts in South Kalimantan province have been affected - Banjar, Tanah Laut, Tapin, Balangan, Hulu Sungai Tengah) - with the worst affected areas being Banjar and Tanah Laut.
If you'd like to also make a donation to support and help our elderly in Singapore during this COVID-19 situation and receive 250% tax deduction, you're invited to do so on our fundraising campaign here: www.giving.sg/singapore-red-cross-society/supportourelderly
About the Charity
The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is a homegrown humanitarian organisation dedicated to relieve human suffering, protect lives and dignity and respond to emergencies since 1949. Our blood donor mobilisation programme, home for the disabled, transport aid, food aid, community led action for resilience, community first aid and training derive from our mission to serve the vulnerable.