Indonesian students say the Church continues to offers help to those affected by the disasters

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sulawesi, a major island in central Indonesia, on Sept. 28, triggering a tsunami with waves of 20 feet to hit eastern Sulawesi at 497 mph.

Japanese students say social media helps them get connected with family, relatives, and friends during disasters

Japan was hit by Typhoon Jebi, a category 5 super typhoon with the highest wind gust of 130 mph on Sept 4, which made it the strongest storm this year on the planet and the worst one in Japan since Typhoon Yancy in 1993, according to the Washington Post.

Seismic activities are common in Indonesia due to its special geological location inside the Ring of Fire

Lombok, Indonesia, an island known by tourists for its crystal clear water and vast coral reef, was struck by a 6.9 magnitude earthquake in the early morning of August 5.

Students with family affected by Mexico earthquake comforted by heroic acts and scriptures

Two BYU-Hawaii students shared stories about how the Mexico City earthquake affected their families and how the citizens of Mexico are coming together to save lives and provide relief before the government was able to provide relief efforts.

Second deadliest earthquake since 2000 strikes Italy

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy in the early morning of Aug. 23, resulting in three flattened towns and 291 deaths. BYU-Hawaii students with ties to Italy said their hearts were startled.

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