Indonesia earthquakes

Feb 25, 2019 by Jon Self

Support Indonesia Earthquakes

In August, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake that caused widespread damage throughout the island of Lombok. Just over one month later, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami off the island of Sulawesi, causing even greater levels of destruction. Three days before Christmas a volcano erupted, triggering another tsunami in the Sunda Strait that left homes in ruins.

Nov 12, 2018 by Jon Self

How We Respond Quickly to Disasters Around the World

In fact, there was an average of 260 natural disasters per year in developing countries between 2005 and 2016. Many are underreported by news agencies and only the most severe make the front page. We live busy lives, filled with work, school, family and countless other activities. It’s impossible to keep track of everything that’s going on in the world.

Oct 29, 2018 by Jon Self

Helping Families Affected by Indonesian Earthquakes

“I don’t know how I can recover from this. Everything is gone, just gone." Kiki is one of thousands affected by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake and catastrophic tsunami that devastated the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. This disaster has killed more than 2,000 people and affected a further 1.5 million.

Oct 2, 2018 by Christina de Jong

Indonesia Earthquakes and Tsunami Response

World Renew has a long history of effective disaster response in Indonesia and is immediately expanding its current Indonesia Earthquakes response - which began in Lombok one month ago - to include the island of Sulawesi. World Renew’s International Disaster Response Team is working with partners and has a team on the island now to assess and respond to needs.

Sep 30, 2018 by Jonathan Self

Earthquake and Tsunami Devastates Sulawesi

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake near the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia caused widespread devastation on Friday, September 28. The earthquake triggered tsunami waves up to six meters high, causing enormous devastation affecting over a million people.

Aug 21, 2018 by Jon Self

Earthquakes in Indonesia and Flooding in India

In the weeks since, there have been many aftershocks as well as several other major earthquakes in the area. The earthquakes have killed over 400 people, displaced 387,000 more, and destroyed an estimated 62,000 homes. For the thousands of families who are living through this crisis, some of the most significant needs are food and temporary shelter. Earthquakes have damaged many homes and families no longer believe that it is safe to stay in them for fear of more destruction.

Aug 10, 2018 by Christina de Jong

World Renew Will Respond to Indonesia Earthquakes

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck East Lombok, Indonesia on Sunday July 29th, followed by a second 7.0 earthquake one week later on Sunday, August 5th in Northern Lombok. Besides the hundreds of related aftershocks, a third earthquake followed with a magnitude 5.9 August 9th, this time centred Northeast of Mataram City, creating panic and hindering rescue efforts.