US delivering $3.7 million in aid to Indonesia earthquake, tsunami victims
As the death toll following a double tragedy in Indonesia tops 2,000, the U.S. Agency for International Development is sending millions of dollars in aid with the Air Force’s help.
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Sept. 28, causing a devastating tsunami. About 2,010 were reported dead, 10,680 were injured and nearly 83,000 were displaced as of Tuesday, according to a USAID fact sheet.
To help, the United States is sending $3.7 million in aid, including “2,210 rolls of heavy-duty plastic sheeting” for creating emergency shelters for about 110,500 people, the agency said.
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