ECHO Factsheet Indonesia – August 2012


Facts & Figures

  • €84.5 million in response to natural disasters since 1994

  • €22 million to assist victims of conflicts since 1994

  • €8.27 million for disaster preparedness since 1994

Through ECHO funding, nearly 150 million people are helped each year in more than 90 countries outside the EU through approximately 200 partners (International non-governmental organisations, the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, and UN agencies).

Key messages

  • Conducting rapid assessments of the needs of those affected by natural disasters together with partner organisations.

  • Responding effectively and efficiently to the humanitarian needs of those affected by recent volcanoes (Mount Merapi) and tsunamis (Mentawai).

  • Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) measures in all humanitarian assistance and supporting specific DRR projects to strengthen the resilience of communities regularly affected by natural disasters in Indonesia.