ADRA provides shelter for displaced flood survivors in Indonesia

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After flooding and landslides displaced more than 17,500 people in Indonesia during heavy rain in February, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) provided relief for families whose homes have been severely damaged or destroyed to repair their homes, and regain their lives.
The flooding and the landslides culminated on Tuesday, February 21, in Manado City on Sulawesi Island, in North East Indonesia. By the end of the flooding on February 23rd, 33 people had been killed. Nearly 18,000 people were left homeless, their livestock lost, crops ruined, and bridges damaged. The estimated cost of the damage is $802,000.

ADRA provided basic repair materials for 140 families that were displaced by the rains or whose homes heavily damaged. The project, which is worth $10,000, provided plywood and zinc roofing sheets for families to aid them in repairs, or to provide temporary shelter. The project is funded in partnership by ADRA International, the ADRA Regional Office in Asia, and the ADRA office in Indonesia.