Scores of people were swept from beaches near the northern island of Penang, and more than 200 houses were destroyed.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Close to seventy people are confirmed dead in Malaysia. “Our country has never experienced such a disaster before,” Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak told reporters.
How will this project solve this problem?
This fund will support general disaster relief activities including medical care, shelter for those displaced after the tsunami, food, and clothing for survivors.
Potential Long Term Impact
Allow local organizations to effectively respond to this crisis affecting huge numbers of Malaysian residents.
Total Funding Received to Date: $11,827
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 $11,827 . The original project funding goal was $100,000.