Indonesia Emergency Appeal

All We Can and The Methodist Church in Britain are calling for generous support for this urgent appeal for the people of Indonesia, following the destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi.

People who have lost everything are in desperate need of water, food, shelter and access to medical care.

On Friday 28 September, a deadly earthquake struck Indonesia which triggered a tsunami. Waves, more than three metres high, swept across the land destroying almost everything in their wake.

Conditions in the devastated area are extremely difficult. The tsunami tore up roads, washed away homes and cut off lines of communication.

Hundreds of people have lost their lives, at least 42,000 people are displaced and up to 1.5 million have been affected. Urgent supplies of food, water, shelter and medical treatment are needed now.

Give now

If you are raising money as a church please order Gift Aid envelopes or print out copies of the Gift Aid form.

Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to all affected by the earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi Island in Indonesia.

Pray with us

Loving Lord
We pray for the people in Indonesia
affected by the earthquake and tsunami
For those people not yet reached by aid
we ask for quick access and rescue
For the families grieving loved ones lost
we ask for comfort and hope
For those without homes and facilities
we ask for basic needs to be met
For those traumatised by the chaos
we ask for calmness and peace
For the aid workers using their skills to help
we ask for wisdom and strength
For us, as strangers to those in need
help us to respond as neighbours
We ask for all of these things in Jesus’ name.
Amen

Claire Welch, All We Can

Learn more about this disaster

BBC News