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Relief operations for tsunami survivors in Palu

October 3, 2018

BOGOR, Indonesia – The 7.5 magnitude earthquake that happened a few kilometers off the central island of Sulawesi, Indonesia last September 28 has set off a subsequent tsunami that engulfed the coastal city of Palu. To date, more than 1,200 people have been confirmed killed because of the tsunami, with thousands more in need of relief and rescue.

Government and civil society organizations have been mobilizing support for aid for the survivors. Underlining the growing sense of urgency, NTFP-EP Indonesia and its network are organizing relief efforts for its partner communities in Palu. Currently, we have arranged means to provide financial support to the city. Bank details are the following:

Account Name: Yayasan Pengembangan Sumber Daya Hutan Indonesia
Bank: CIMB Niaga
Account Number: 800 120 434 200

Contributions, no matter how big or small, will be helpful to the survivors of the disaster. Stay tuned to this blog for future updates on ways you can help in the Palu relief operations.

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