Tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit Indonesia! Support the people in crisis right now!
Indonesia is facing tragic loss in the wake of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami.
More than 800 people are already confirmed dead and there are fears this figure could jump into the 1000s as emergency services reach more remote areas.
In some places, the concern is that people are buried alive under the rubble in desperate need of help. Entire fishing villages have been reduced to rubble along the shoreline, with personal belongings, cars and boats lying broken after being violently thrown around by huge waves.
Among the ruins and rubble are tents, providing minimal but necessary shelter for the families sleeping out in the open.
Even the equipment available is not enough for what the rescuers face. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, has confirmed that “communication is limited, heavy machinery is limited... it's not enough for the numbers of buildings that collapsed".
So please help the people of Indonesia now. They need your support urgently!