Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
On 28 September 2018, a series of strong earthquakes struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, including a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, 10 km deep, with an epicenter close to the provincial capital, Palu.
This earthquake triggered a tsunami, with waves reaching a maximum height of three meters. The combination of the earthquake, tsunami, liquefaction and landslides caused significant damage and loss of life across the affected areas of Palu, Donggala, Sigi, and Parimo districts.
The Sept. 28 magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province, and triggered a tsunami and landslides, caused widespread destruction and loss of life.
World Vision carry out relief efforts all around Indonesia. This donation was pooled with all the funds raised to sustain a huge disaster relief operation.
Their goal is to stretch the money the farthest to help as many vulnerable children and their families as possible and that means keeping funds more flexible to be used how it is needed most on the ground
The primary geographic locations of World Vision response will be Palu City and the districts of Donggala, Sigi, Parigi, and Moutong.
The organization plans to reach 80,000 individuals in all the phases of the relief effort.
The initial phase will focus on shelter, food security, water and sanitation, health, and child protection.
In the recovery and rehabilitation phase, the focus will shift to education, livelihoods, and disaster risk reduction.
The response is planned to last two years.
Start date: Dec 2018
End date: Dec 2020