On 28 September 2018, a major earthquake shook Indonesia's Celebes island. As a result of the earthquakes, a tidal wave occurred, causing further devastation. The catastrophe resulted in thousands of casualties. The natural disaster caused major infrastructural damage to the city of Palu. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary provided assistance in the amount of 5 million HUF to Indonesia in an effort to alleviate the damage caused by the natural disaster.