CARE's staff in Indonesia are delivering emergency assistance to Sumatra's Aceh state and capital city Banda Aceh, which were virtually on top of the earthquake's epicenter.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Reports of mind-numbing destruction and an estimated death toll of more than 79,000 people attest to the need for and difficulty of disaster response in this zone.
How will this project solve this problem?
CARE will distributing 200,000 bottles of sodium hypochlorite solution for water purification with buckets with lids and jerrycans in which people can store and safeguard their drinking water.
Potential Long Term Impact
Survival of tsunami and earthquake victims Prevention of major waterborne disease
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,094
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,094 . The original project funding goal was $20,000.