Indonesia Earthquake: Afraid to go Home

As shared from Wahyu Widayanto, CARE Indonesia Emergency Response Manager, who arrived in the affected region Dec. 8 I arrived in Pidie Jaya in Aceh province on Dec. 8, the day after the 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit. Early reports indicate over 100 people have died, over 660 are injured and 23,000 affected. Thousands of buildings…

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Indonesia earthquake: CARE team leads assessment to affected areas

(Jakarta) A strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Aceh, Indonesia in the early morning hours, completely flattening homes and buildings, including a hospital. “Search teams have worked all day to rescue survivors. We don’t know how many people are still buried under the rubble, yet we fear it will be hundreds. It’s now…

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