Community Development Crisis Relief Humanitarian Works
Sumatra : Earthquake onesia d n I , g n a d a P 1,100dead* 20,000 houses damaged *Source: www.reliefweb.int
he September 2009 Sumatran earthquake affected hundreds and thousands of people
through the total or partial loss of their homes and livelihoods. In badlyhit communities, up to 95 percent* of the homes and buildings were destroyed by the earthquake. Most of the villagers took the risk of staying in their partially-damaged houses or resorted to sleeping on a ground sheet in temporary tentages. Trinity gave towards crisis relief efforts in Padang, the worst-hit of areas. In December, a Missions Impact Team (MIT) of 17 also went to help villagers in Padang with rebuilding works.