An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.6 occurred in the northern part of Sumatra Island in Indonesia on April 11, 2012. A tsunami warning for this area has been cancelled. Currently, news sources do not have reports of casualties or extensive damage.
Most of Compassion’s projects are located in the Medan area and on Nias Island. Currently, no Compassion beneficiaries have been reported as affected by the earthquake.
Please pray for the Lord’s protection and care of all Compassion beneficiaries in Indonesia.
Compassion Indonesia will keep us updated as more information is available.