On Friday 28 September an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, triggering a terrifying tsunami that reached 18 feet in height and left a trail of destruction in its wake.
The true scale of the disaster is only starting to become clear. Tens of thousands of homes have been destroyed and entire communities have been decimated. More than 1,900 people have died and hundreds of thousands of survivors are now in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
As the full scale of devastation unfolds, our member charities are on the ground providing essential aid.
Let’s save the survivors. A 400-mile-an-hour tsunami also kills slowly.
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