ChildFund responds to Indonesia earthquake and tsunami emergency

by Diana Quick / Statements

Thousands of children and their families are in urgent need of assistance following the most devastating earthquake and tsunami to hit Indonesia in almost a decade.

More than 1,570 people have been confirmed dead and almost 200,000 people, 40% of whom are children, need urgent humanitarian assistance following a series of earthquakes that triggered a tsunami in the heavily-populated Central Sulawesi province in Indonesia.