How to help victims of earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

By Andrea Torres - Digital Reporter/Producer

Red Cross rescue workers use a tracked vehicle to move through an area destroyed by a tsunami, Oct. 1 in Palu, Indonesia. Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images

MIAMI - A devastating earthquake and tsunami on Friday in Indonesia left at least 840 people dead, hundreds injured and thousands homeless and at risk for disease and injury. 

Military and commercial planes were delivering aid to Palu, a city of about 380,000 people where there was a lack of food and heavy damage

Here is a list of organizations accepting donations for their efforts in Indonesia:

GlobalGiving

The crowdfunding community is supporting first responders and later recovery and relief efforts and they are accepting online donations here. They have a Charity Navigator rating of 4 stars. 

International Medical Corps

The nonprofit organization has an emergency response team in Indonesia and they are accepting donations for Indonesians online here. They have a Charity Navigator rating of 3 stars. 

Project Hope 

The nonprofit organization deployed a medical team and they are accepting donations for Indonesians online here. They have a Charity Navigator rating of 3 stars.
 

JDC

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is collecting donations online here

CRS

The Catholic Relief Services has a fund to help Indonesians and they are collecting donations online here

World Help

The Christian humanitarian organization set up up fund and they are collecting donations online here

They have a Charity Navigator rating of 3 stars. 

Humanity & Inclusion

The organization, formerly known as Handicap International, focus on helping people with disabilities and vulnerable populations. They have been working in Indonesia for over a decade and are asking for donations online. They have a Charity Navigator rating of 3 stars. 

TOKOPEDIA 

The e-commerce platform set up a page to donate to nonprofit organizations with programs in Indonesia. Donors can select the organizations and send support here

HHRD

The Helping Hand for Relief and Development has an emergency relief fund for Indonesia and they are accepting online donations here

UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund is accepting donations online here to help the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. 

 

RED CROSS

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is accepting donations online here

The are also asking for donations to the Palang Merah Indonesia. Donors can purchase family hygiene kits and baby kits. 

Bank Madiri 

Account: 070-00-0011601-7

Swift Code: BMRIIDJA

A.N. Palang Merah Indonesia

Bank BRI

Account: 039001000030303

Swift Code: BRINIDJA

Bank BCA

Account: 2063006688

Swift Code: CENAIDJA

A.N. Kantor Pusat PMI

For more information, e-mail donasi@pmi.or.id or pmi@pmi.or.id

ACT INDONESIA

The foundation has a Bersama Lombok program and is accepting online donations here

BNI Syariah

Account: 66 00000 506

Bank Mandiri

Account: 127 000 7581 828

Bank BRI

Account: 092 401 000018 304

Bank BCA

Account: 676 030 3133

Atas Nama (Yayasan) Aksi Cepat Tanggap

 

 

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