About Muslim Hands
Muslim Hands - United for the Needy is an international relief and development organisation, established in 1993 with the objective of providing relief from poverty, sickness and the provision of education on a non-discriminatory basis.
We work both directly and with partners in 35 of the world's poorest countries.
Banda Aceh on northern tip of Sumatra was very badly hit by the Tsunami (80,000 confirmed dead in this area alone, and rising)
MH SE Asia is funding medical supply to 9 medical clinics; two of these medical units are mobile. 3 more truckloads of food, water and medicine are on route to these affected areas supervised by MH volunteers in Medan
Many orphans that were found and rescued by MH volunteers in Banda Aceh and surrounding regions were kept and supported at Banda Aceh to allow family to find them.
"Millions of people severely affected by the most devastating 'tsunami' are desperately waiting for food and clean water on Indian ocean shores. The survivors facing hunger and thirst are now on the brink of epidemic" said one of our sources in Indonesia'.
Muslim Hands has allocated =A3500,000 for the emergency and sent teams to Indonesia, Malaysia, India and Sri Lanka to distribute the food and medical supplies.