EMERGENCY ALERT: INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE JULY 2019

A group of women who are part of CARE's Every Voice Counts project in Sudan look at the camera and smile. Ala Kheir/CARE

ShareTweetShareEmail EMERGENCY ALERT: INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE JULY 2019 Jul 16, 2019 Indonesia hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake with several aftershocks recorded Key Updates An earthquake of 7.2 M occurred on Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Western Indonesia Time (WIB) at 62 km Northeast Labuha, North Maluku. Aftershocks were reported with magnitudes up to 5.8. So far,…

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CARE distributes aid kits to survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

CARE is distributing hygiene kits to around 1,000 households over the coming days. Distributions will target some of those worst affected by the earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Lack of clean water and access to sanitation facilities are two of the biggest problems currently facing survivors of the earthquake. “People have…

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CARE begins procurement of key relief items for Indonesia earthquake response

A group of women who are part of CARE's Every Voice Counts project in Sudan look at the camera and smile. Ala Kheir/CARE

CARE aims to target some of the most remote and in-need communities affected by the earthquake and tsunami JAKARTA — CARE has begun procurement of key relief items including shelter and sanitation kits with the aim of reaching some of the most remote and, as yet, unassisted communities devastated by last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami.…

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Indonesia: CARE begins emergency response activities as death toll soars

(Jakarta, Indonesia) – International humanitarian organization CARE has begun preparations for an assessment of the damages caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that has left at least 832 people dead and a further 540 injured on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. This assessment will allow CARE to begin immediately assisting those affected by the…

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7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

CARE is closely monitoring the situation in Indonesia and is ready to respond if and when needed, after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi today. “Whilst CARE does not work in the affected area, we are monitoring the situation closely and have a team of 10 emergency response specialist ready to respond…

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Nepal Earthquake: View from the ground

The following is a transcript from Santosh Sharma, CARE’s Emergency response coordinator in Nepal the morning of April 26: Right now, almost all the people in the Kathmandu Valley are outside their house because we’re still experiencing aftershocks – two of them were more than magnitude 5. People are afraid to go inside their homes.…

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