BETA

'Now we start over'

Partnering with other organizations, the Church constructed homes, schools, health clinics and water systems in Indonesia

Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Desolation on fields in Indonesia is still evident three years after disaster.
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Desolation on fields in Indonesia is still evident three years after disaster. Photo: Photo by RonTaylor/LDS Philanthropies

HOW TO HELP

Members of the Church may help disaster victims by:

• Volunteering labor hours at bishops' storehouses, welfare farms, canneries or other Welfare Services projects.

• Donating useful items to Deseret Industries.

• Making generous fast offering contributions.

• Donating through the "Tithing and Other Offerings" form by marking the category "Humanitarian Aid."

• Donating through LDS Philanthropies, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Floor 2 EW, 15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; call 1-800-453-3860, ext: 2-5567; or see www.lds.org/humanitarian (click the: "make a gift" icon in the upper left corner).

Latter-day Saints went to work in the region after a tsunami, triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, killed more than 220,000 people in a dozen nations.

Community center was built by LDS Church as part of post-tsunami humanitarian efforts.
Community center was built by LDS Church as part of post-tsunami humanitarian efforts. Photo: Photo by RonTaylor/LDS Philanthropies
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Child baths in water provided by Church water project.
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Child baths in water provided by Church water project. Photo: Photo by RonTaylor/LDS Philanthropies
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami.  Community leaders in Indonesia gather to express gratitude for new medical center.
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Community leaders in Indonesia gather to express gratitude for new medical center. Photo: Photo by RonTaylor/LDS Philanthropies
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Boy sit at new school constructed by Church donations in Indonesia.
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Boy sit at new school constructed by Church donations in Indonesia. Photo: Photo by RonTaylor/LDS Philanthropies
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Elder couple sits on porch of new home in the hills. The home was built with LDS Church tsunami-relief funds.
Church humanitarian projects in Indonesia following 2004 tsunami. Elder couple sits on porch of new home in the hills. The home was built with LDS Church tsunami-relief funds. Photo: Photo by RonTaylor/LDS Philanthropies

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