Earthquake and Tsunami Devastate Eastern Indonesia

Earthquake and Tsunami Devastate Eastern Indonesia

By INDYKIDS STAFF   On Friday, September 28, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi in Eastern Indonesia, generating a devastating tsunami. The national disaster agency confirmed the death toll to 1,571, with thousands more unaccounted for and over...

Haiti Earthquake: 5 Years Later

By JEFFREY TORRES, age 10, and IndyKids Staff PHOTO: Oxfam International Five years after a 2010 earthquake which killed 160,000 people and made 1.5 million more homeless, the Haitian people are still suffering. International donations totaled $13.5 billion, but...

Haitians Battle Cholera

PHOTO: United Nations Cholera, an infection of the intestines, has killed 2,500 people in Haiti, where an earthquake struck on January 12, 2010. A Cuban-led medical group of more than 900 doctors and nurses has set up 39 cholera treatment centers in the...

Struggling to Survive in Haiti

As Rains Roll In, Help Still Not Reaching the People By INDYKIDS STAFF MILLIONS IN NEED: The Haitian people remain in need of food, water, shelter and medical care following the January, 12, 2010, earthquake. The quake left 300,000 people dead and 1,500,000 people...

Meet Duckens from Haiti

Name: Duckens Richmond Age: 10 Hometown: Delmas 32, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Languages spoken: French and Haitian Creole How many people live with you?: I don’t remember. Wait so that I can think, please…Six. Parents’ work: They don’t work....