Indonesia

CARE has been operating in Indonesia since 1967, initially working in food distribution, small infrastructure projects, health, environment, and water and sanitation.  In the wake of a series of shocks in the late 1990s that included the 1997 financial crisis and widespread drought, CARE Indonesia redirected its focus towards emergency programming.

 

10/26/18

One month after earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, rainy season hits

JAKARTA (October 26, 2018) — One month after a terrible earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi the onset of the rainy season has increased the suffering for many survivors.

10/17/18

CARE distributes aid kits to survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

JAKARTA (October 17, 2018)— CARE is distributing hygiene kits to around 1,000 households in some of the worst affected areas hit by the earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

10/5/18

CARE begins procurement of key relief items for Indonesia earthquake response

CARE will target some of the most remote and in-need communities affected by the earthquake and tsunami

10/4/18

NPR: 'Tragedy Everywhere': Aid Groups Scramble Against Time After Indonesian Tsunami

NPR quoted Wahyu Widayanto, CARE emergency coordinator, about the scene in Palu. "There are currently only two banks that have re-opened and just some small food stores, which aren't sufficient for the community here.

10/2/18

CARE Responds to Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia

JAKARTA (October 2, 2018) —The death toll from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi grew to 1,234 today as rescuers fought to reach the worst-affected areas. 

10/2/18

The New York Times: How to Help Survivors of the Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami

The New York Times listed CARE as an organization responding to the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. The story said CARE plans to provide drinking water, soap, buckets to collect water and sanitary napkins for women in Palu.

10/1/18

CARE Begins Emergency Response Activities in Indonesia as Death Toll Soars

JAKARTA (October 1, 2018) - International humanitarian organization CARE today began preparations for an assessment of the damages caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, which has left at least 832 people dead and a further 540 injur

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