Thursday, October 1, 2009

Earthquake hits Indonesia 2009

Two powerful earthquakes, measuring at 7.6 and 7.0 of magnitude on Richter scale, jolted Indonesian island. Hundreds of people killed & injured, tens of thousands left homeless. The first earthquake struck at 1716 local time on Wednesday, September 30, 2009. While the second quake was recorded at 0852 local time on Thursday, October 1, 2009.
Women and children sat helplessly on the ground outside their demolished homes.

Helping Hand USA contribution:
Initially HH-USA has announced a donation of $ 25000 for the Indonesian earthquake victims and provided an ambulance for immediate aid.


  1. May Allah have mercy on all of us.

    The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Whoever meets the needs of his brother, Allah will meet his needs.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)

    We are standing with our Indonasian brothers and sisters.

  2. JazakAllahu Khair Ummate Muhammadi, May Allah Subhan wa Ta'Allah accept our efforts

  3. "The Believer's Shade on the Day of Resurrection will be His Charity." (Al-Tirmidhi)