Please Wait
To the attention of those who would like to donate from abroad!
< All News

IHH to take relief aid to Indonesia

Natural disasters one after another are rocking Indonesia. The volcano eruption and tsunami last Tuesday killed 458 people and injured hundreds. The death toll is feared to rise. The IHH has launched

Indonesia is fighting natural disasters that struck the country one after another. A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in the Mentawai islands off western coast of Sumatra triggered waves between 3 to 5 meters that struck Muntai, Malokopak, Seletan, Utara, Sipora and Mentawai islands. First reports from the region put the death toll at 430 and the number of the missing at hundreds. The tsunami destroyed hundreds of houses and left 25,000 people homeless. Relief teams are having difficulty in accessing affected islands because of bad weather, while no contact could be established with seven villages.    

As the country was struggling with devastating tsunami, Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta erupted, killing about 28 people and forcing 14,000 residents to flee their homes. Displaced locals are staying at camps. Villages around the active volcano are made on higher ground. 

Aid teams of the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation were dispatched to Indonesia. The teams will first of all deliver food, clean drinking water and blankets to survivors. The number of emergency items will be expanded after initial assessment of damage and required materials.

Latest News from Emergency Relief

Emergency Aid for 16.000 Lebanese
As a part of the Emergency Aid Campaign launched in Beirut, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation distributed hot meals, food packets and hygiene packets to 16.000 Lebanese people.
Aid campaign for Lebanon
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is continuing its operations following the explosion that occurred recently in Lebanon’s capital Beirut. To date, our foundation had delivered emergency aid to 3.700 people in the city.
Aid to Somali Flood Victims
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation delivered aid to 639 families affected by the floods in Somalia. 3.800 people benefitted from this aid.


  • Orphan Solidarity Day’s 10th Anniversary
    This year, IHH will celebrate the 10th Orphan Solidarity Day. In commemorating the day, almost 92.000 orphans will benefit from the 236 projects materialized in 25 countries and regions including Turkey.
  • A New School for 600 Students in Idlib
    An additional building of 8 classrooms at the Marmara School is being constructed by Kuwaiti-based IICO and IHH in the Akrabat region of Idlib, Syria.
  • Search and Rescue continues in Giresun
    In the wake of the Giresun flood, IHH is conducting its Search and Rescue operations with a team of 60 members.
  • Scholarship for orphans
    IHH’s “Orphan Education Sponsorship” will provide scholarship to orphans that have reach 18 until they have a job.
  • 50.000 loaves of bread are distributed daily in Syria
    50.000 loaves of bread are distributed daily by IHH and the İnsan Charity Association funded by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to civilians living in the rural areas of Idlib in the northeast of Syria.