Kuala Lumpur, 30 September 2018…Following the 7.7 Richter Scale earthquake which triggered a tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Central Sulawesi, on 28 September, MERCY Malaysia is appealing for funds to bring humanitarian relief to affected communities. The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Manager has reported that close to 400 lives have been lost, and hundreds more injured.
Gaza Strip, 16 May 2018… Massive unrest in the Gaza Strip of Palestine in the last 2 weeks culminated in the worse violence and bloodshed yesterday since the 2014 Gaza War. In immediate response, Malaysian-based humanitarian organisation MERCY Malaysia has stepped up humanitarian aid to render assistance to affected hospitals and communities.
Kuala Lumpur, 17 OCTOBER 2017 – MERCY Malaysia continues to call for urgent action to provide relief for Rohingya refugees in Cox Bazar, Bangladesh, as the rainy seasons bring forth new challenges such as rising prices of goods and potentially fast-spreading diseases. The refugee camps, spread across 12 designated camps in the Ukhiya and Teknaf sub-districts of Cox’s Bazar, currently house almost a million refugees, with an estimated 60% comprising children, and 4% falling under children who are Unescorted or Separated from their caregivers.
Kuala Lumpur, 3 October 2017 – Amid a dramatic increase in the number of refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Northern Rakhine state, MERCY Malaysia continues to call for urgent action to provide relief for refugees in Cox Bazar, Bangladesh.
Kuala Lumpur, 26th September 2017 – In early September, Myanmar authorities had instructed all foreign and international aid groups operating in Rakhine to go on a temporary lockdown due to the violence that had erupted on August 25 when militants attacked police posts and an army base, provoking a major counter-attack that reportedly killed around 400 people, mostly Rohingyas.