JAKARTA, (December 27, 2018) - CARE has distributed 200 hygiene kits containing sarong, toothbrushes, soap, detergent, sanitary pads and buckets for people living in affected villages and displacement camps following the most recent tsunami in the Sunda Strait, 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.
JAKARTA, (December 24, 2018) - CARE today began preparations to distribute 200 hygiene kits containing sarongs, toothbrushes, soap, towels, and sanitary pads for some of those worst affected by the most recent tsunami in Indonesia's Sunda Straits, the third natural disaster to hi
JAKARTA (December 23, 2018) – On Saturday night, December 22, a tsunami hit the islands of Sunda Straits, to the west of Java. CARE is ready to respond.
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.
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.
CARE will target some of the most remote and in-need communities affected by the earthquake and 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.
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.