Almost two thousand people died and millions were left in urgent need of help after a series of devastating disasters across the region.
We launched an urgent appeal for the millions of people affected by a series of disasters in the region. Find out how we used the money raised.
Listen to interviews recorded with our logistics emergency response experts as they helped get relief to the earthquake survivors in Indonesia in 2009.
Alfiyah has helped restore contact between family members after three major disasters in Indonesia.
Aid worker Liz Tait shares her experiences from Sumatra, where she worked with the Indonesian Red Cross as part of our emergency response team.
Following the earthquake in Indonesia, it is not just the aid agencies that are keen to help. There are natural born humanitarians among the local population too.
Mursida Sitambang was at home with her youngest child when the earthquake hit. Find out how the Red Cross has helped her.