Thanks to you we have reached 161,246 people including 66,401 children and are continuing to reach more with crucial humanitarian aid in Sulawesi.

mobiletimelineV2I September 2019 January 2019 September 2018 October 2018 April 2019 46,077 households in 230 affected villages were reached through disaster relief and recovery efforts. Our response teams delivered life-saving emergency assistance to more than 78,000 survivors. A series of strong earthquakes strike Indonesias Central Sulawesi province affecting more than 170,000 lives. Recovery efforts commence, focusing on shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene, health and nutrition, education and livelihoods. Emergency relief efforts begin with World Vision providing immediate humanitarian aid to displaced families. 2018 2020 2019

Your support is making the difference

Here are some of the ways you’ve helped so far! 

Child-friendly spaces were established across three districts to provide safe learning environments for children.

The spaces provide psychosocial support to vulnerable children while also giving them the opportunity to mingle with other children and practice in structured play and education activities. Child protection will continue to be a major concern during the recovery phase along with early child marriage and teenage pregnancy.

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Temporary learning spaces were constructed to help children from an estimated 1,509 schools who were impacted.

As an added measure, teachers from the schools were trained in education during emergencies while child protection and back-to-school activities including the distribution of school kits were conducted to encourage children to continue their education.

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Response teams helped construct toilets and handwashing facilities in relief camps and schools.

This helped address the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) needs of the affected communities. Awareness sessions were also conducted to help reduce the threat of diarrhea among children under five and improve general hygiene practices. To ensure sustainable access to water, 29 boreholes with 5,762 metres of pipeline were constructed.

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Immediate emergency shelter and basic household assistance, such as food and non-food items.

These items were critical during the emergency relief stage and included emergency shelter kits, food packages, kitchen kits, hygiene kits, solar lanterns and mosquito nets. An estimated 78,908 people are likely to benefit from the distribution of emergency shelter kits alone.

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We worked with affected people from 27 relief camps to set up protected spaces for mothers.

In these spaces, mothers learned about the importance of breastfeeding their infants and feeding their toddlers. Community health volunteers were also trained to provide support to community members. Additionally, activities such as WASH, hygiene promotion, reproductive health and sex education were also being conducted.

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