A 7.4 magnitude earthquake that shook the Donggala region, Central Sulawesi, on Friday (09/28/2018) evening also caused a tsunami. BMKG said that the tsunami occurred in at least three regions, namely Palu, Donggala and Mamuju.

At Friday night, BAZNAS departs the BAZNAS Disaster Response (BTB) team through Makassar to take the land route to Palu. In addition, BAZNAS will also depart a team of Doctors and Nurses from Jakarta to Palu through Gorontalo on Saturday (09/29/2018).

According to Dr Ridho, head of Rumah Sehat BAZNAS, tonight BAZNAS will depart a health team from Jakarta via Gorontalo then the land route to Palu, the team consisted of a doctor, a nurse and 1 volunteer. This is the second team that will strengthen the team departing from Makassar.

BAZNAS also invited the zakat movement to help the victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Central Sulawesi which was delivered directly by BAZNAS chairman, Bambang Sudibyo, through video recording.

The community is expected to be able to provide support and assistance to our brothers who suffer from the earthquake in Central Sulawesi.