IHH, Humanitarian Relief Foundation started aid activities in earthquake- hit Indonesia. IHH teams after a long journey reached the Panadg city hit by earthquake. The moment they arrived at Panadg city,IHH teams determining the families in need started to deliver the emergency food materials. Families whose houses were damaged by the earthquake were distributed aid.
IHH teams made examinations in the Pariyaman city that the earthquake had happened as well. IHH’s Indonesia Representative Mesut Olgun coordinating the aid said “ According to the offcial numbers 505 people died, 323 heavily injured, 2500 lightly injured. 303 people are lost. More than 50 thousands of houses were damaged. But it is stated that the situation is worse. We started to deliver our aid. Initially we distributed the emergency food materials. Depending on the situation, in addition to the food in our next works we can deliver blankets and tents. Indonesians are waiting for the support of our charitable people”.