On The 21st: Nearly two thousand people have died because of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia at the end of September.
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Islamic Relief's Country Director for Indonesia Nanang Dirja gave a live update to the BBC about the current humanitarian situation on the ground in Sulawesi.
Islamic Relief UK's Zia Salik spoke to Sky News earlier today about the current humanitarian situation on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi following the devastating earthquake and tsunami last Friday.
According to Nugroho, the European Union and 10 countries have offered aid, including the United States, Australia and China. But as hospitals continue to become overwhelmed and desperation for basics like food, water and fuel intensifies, more help is urgently needed.
How to help relief efforts in Indonesia:
You can donate funds to a variety of nonprofits and aid organizations working to help Indonesia recover.
Islamic Relief USA: The organization aimed at eradicating poverty has an Indonesia earthquake relief fund.
Bustle reports that On Friday, as the city of Palu prepared for a beach festival, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Sulawesi, a central island in Indonesia, followed by a massive tsunami, leaving at least 384 people dead, according to the Indonesia National Disaster and Mitigation Agency. Here's how to help Indonesia after the earthquake and tsunami.
Amna Siddiqui, a volunteer from the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, assisted a man last week during Islamic
Relief USA’s Day of Dignity at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Dallas. The event provided food, clothing,
blankets and other items, as well as medical and other services, to people in need.
Westword reports that Denverites experiencing homelessness got a chance to spend Saturday, September 15, hanging out in a festive environment at Lawson Park as part of the third annual Denver Day of Dignity.
DENVER(CBS4)– A community came together Saturday to help the homless and let them know they’re not alone. Muslim Family Services hosted the Day of Dignity..
The following is an excerpt from an article posted in the Denverpost.com in Sep 2018: … Continue reading...
Islamic Relief provides rapid assistance to disaster victims across the globe. Their Disaster Response Team has aided those affected by the California wildfires and is in the process of rebuilding homes for communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.