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Thursday 11 October 2018

Save the Children statement on government decision to call off search and rescue operation in earthquake and tsunami hit Sulawesi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

11 October 2018 – Save the Children, which operates through a local partner in Indonesia, has expressed its deep sadness at the news that search and rescue efforts have been stopped in Sulawesi, meaning thousands of missing people are now presumed dead. 

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Thursday 11 October 2018

More than 2,700 schools badly damaged or destroyed in disaster-hit Sulawesi as children return to class

* Multimedia content including interviews with children is available here

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Friday 5 October 2018

Vital aid delivered to earthquake and tsunami-hit region of Indonesia by Save the Children

Save the Children, working through its partner Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (YSTC), has delivered vital aid on a military plane to Palu, the Indonesian city devastated by Friday’s earthquake and tsunami.

Eight hundred shelter and hygiene kits have been flown to Palu and are being distributed to children and families who urgently need them. Another air shipment and distribution is planned for Saturday.

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Wednesday 3 October 2018

Sulawesi quake and tsunami: Urgent need to identify children who are lost shocked and alone, six days after tsunami warns Save the Children

Stories of survival bring hope to those hardest-hit

*Story and pictures of 9 year old Puri* who was rescued after being buried in rubble for 5 hours – photos here

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