Indonesia’s Sunda Strait Tsunami Relief

Updated on 2/12/2019:

Thank you to all our donators, together we have collected a total of USD1,272 (IDR17,000,000) for Indonesia's Sunda Strait tsunami survivors. 100% of the donations have been given to the Indonesian Red Cross at its headquarter in Jakarta on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019. The symbolic handover was carried out by ICONE's representative Wijaya Suhendra and Indonesia Red Cross representative Redynal in Jakarta.

The Indonesian Red Cross will use every cent of all donations received to provide tsunami survivors in the Sunda Strait region with sanitation kits and temporary shelters.


Below is the original posting of the fundraiser, dated 12/25/2018.

On Saturday (12/22/2018) at 9:27 p.m. local time, a tsunami struck the coastal areas of Indonesia’s Sunda Strait. The tsunami was caused by an abnormal tidal wave surge due to a full moon and an underwater landslide following the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano.

Based on the latest information from the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), as of Tuesday afternoon (12/25/2018), the death toll has reached 429, with 1,485 people injured, 154 people missing, and 16,082 people sought safety and shelter away from their houses.

Pandeglang regency in Banten, a popular tourist destination, was the worst-hit area. Other regencies hit by the tsunami are Serang in Banten and South Lampung in Lampung. In the latter, the four worst-hit sub-districts are Kalianda, Rajabasa, Sidomulyo, and Katibung.

At this time of need, we are asking you for your kind support towards the people of the Sunda Strait. Please help us in easing their pains and sorrows by donating any amount you wish to contribute. Your support is greatly appreciated in this difficult time. All donations will be proceeded to a trusted non-profit and humanitarian organization, who will use it to provide essential aid supplies such as ready-to-eat food, water purification kits, and shelter packs at the disaster zones.

From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you in advance for your help.

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