October 02, 2009

Indonesian and Samoan communities respond to earthquake tragedies

The Burke Museum is deeply saddened by the lives that were lost after two earthquakes and a tsunami struck Indonesia and Samoa this week. The museum wishes to express sympathy to all members of the Indonesia and Samoan communities, especially those people living in the Puget Sound who may have family or friends affected by these disasters.

International aid is being distributed to both nations. The following organizations are among those accepting contributions to the recovery efforts.

Donate to the Red Cross

Donate to AmeriCares

Donate to UNICEF

Donate to MercyCorps