Education Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP) 2008

Focused Sector(s): Education Project: Education Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP) Date and duration: August 2008 – June 2009 (10 months) Location: Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands Province (KEPRI) Beneficiaries: 40 principals, 80 teachers, 3 superintendents and...
Mt. Merapi Volcanic Eruptions 2010

Mt. Merapi Volcanic Eruptions 2010

Date: 25 October Р30 November 2010 Volcano Explosivity Index: 4 Indonesia’s most active volcano started erupting again in late October 2010, spewing lava and pyroclastic flows down its slopes. The disaster claimed the lives of over 300 people, injuring 500 more...
Mentawai Tsunami 2010

Mentawai Tsunami 2010

Date: 25 October 2010 Magnitude: 7.7 In October 2010, an earthquake off the West Coast of Sumatra triggered a tsunami that struck the Mentawai Islands, killing 435 people with another 110 unaccounted for. The tsunami also caused widespread destruction, displacing more...
Padang Earthquake 2009

Padang Earthquake 2009

Date: 30 September 2009 Magnitude: 7.6 A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook West Sumatra in late September 2009, killing at least 1,100 people and destroying more than 135,000 homes. Mercy Relief responded quickly with help for the estimated 250,000 families affected by...
West Java Earthquake 2009

West Java Earthquake 2009

Date: 2 September 2009 Magnitude: 7.3 The deadly earthquake that struck off the coast of West Java on 2 September 2009 claimed the lives of at least 80 people and displaced more than 210,000 others. A total of 24,503 homes were destroyed, and communication networks...
Bengkulu Earthquake 2007

Bengkulu Earthquake 2007

Date: 12 September 2007 Magnitude: 8.5 The Bengkulu Earthquake was actually a series of megathrust earthquakes that struck off the coast of Sumatra in September 2007. The most powerful had a magnitude of 8.5, putting it among the strongest to be recorded on a...