On October 2009 we were shocked by the devastating earthquake that rocked Padang, Indonesia. The disaster caused hundreds of deaths, severe infrastructural damage and loss of property and desperately needed help from neighboring countries.
Wherein Malaysian citizens are constantly attentive on the plights of their neighbors, The MRA has sent medical and emergency aid assistance to affected areas in Padang.
The main objective is to send emergency relief aid, conduct ground checks* and mobilize various emergency programs and “pasca gempa” for consecutive MRA missions.
To date, MRA has successfully built more than 400 houses in Padang under the name “Rumah Syukur” on top of the original housing sites. In addition, the MRA has also assisted with constructing orphanages there.
Relief Year: 2018
Malaysian Relief Agency (MRA) has launched the Sulawesi Earthquake Humanitarian Fund to assist victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on Sept 28.
The earthquake, with the magnitude of 7.5 struck Palu and Donggala districts, followed by a three-meter high tsunami. The death toll from the tragedy climbed to more than 1,200.
The MRA said it will also send an emergency relief team to the affected areas, with the first team expected to leave for the region on Oct 3. They will bring with them medical supplies and food.