SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) is working closely with its partner NGO PKPU, which is on location in Palu, to provide emergency relief to victims of the tsunami following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia on September 28th. HHRD immediately launched its Indonesia Relief Fund following the earthquake in Lombok last month to provide water, food, shelter and medical assistance through PKPU. Countries in the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been the center of natural disasters recently and HHRD is on alert to aid where needed.
HHRD representative is on the ground now doing field assessment of the situation and will soon be issuing relief to those most affected in the areas of Palu City. HHRD has been present in the ASEAN region, providing relief, since the catastrophic Tsunami of 2004.
The death toll is estimated to reach 1,000 as rescue teams struggle to save those buried in under rubble. With 2.4 million affected, 48,000 displaced, and 600 hospitalized this disaster is proving to be the worst of 2018. HHRD is reaching to donors for assistance with providing essential items to victims as PKPU continues to share updated information from Palu.
For further updates visit https://hhrd.org/indonesia
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