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|Indonesia Earthquake Relief
The Indonesian island of Lombok has been shaken by three massive earthquakes in more than a week. The first, a 6.4 magnitude quake, struck on July 29th, and the second more deadly 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit the island on August 5th. The third quake struck the island on August 9th and was the biggest aftershock of the 355 felt so far, measuring 5.9 in magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Thousands of homes have been damaged or completely destroyed, and more than 150,000 people are homeless. The official death toll, which is expected to rise, is currently estimated at over 300 people.
|Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts
CharityWatch announces its top-rated list of charities involved in continuing Haitian relief efforts following the 2010 earthquake and the ongoing cholera epidemic.