Indonesia: Tsunami/Earthquakes - Sep | ReliefWeb
6 days ago of the Philippines and Indonesia after a magnitude earthquake hit off the in Indonesia, just minutes after a massive offshore earthquake. Death toll in quake-hit Indonesia passes 2, as searches called off attending a major summit, a fortnight after a quake-tsunami killed more. Indonesia's president visited the disaster-hit Sulawesi and found where twin disasters — a magnitude earthquake and a tsunami . covering countries that include the Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia. 4. The weirdly great relationship between Trump and Mexico's new leftist president.
Search and rescue teams have been dispatched to hard-hit areas, Nugroho said. It was followed by a series of powerful aftershocks, including one measuring 5. Lisa Soba Palloan, a resident of Toraja, also south of Palu, said locals felt several quakes on Friday. Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone nations on earth.
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Indonesia has been hit by a string of other deadly quakes including a devastating 9. That quake triggered a tsunami that killedthroughout the region, includingin Indonesia. More thanpeople were left homeless and somehouses were destroyed.
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A year earlier, ina quake measuring 8. It caused widespread destruction on the western island of Nias.
Distribution of shelter items is underway, with TNI and IOM assisting with setting up tents for the displaced in all districts. Thousands of people are also believed to have left Sulawesi or found refuge with host families. OCHA, 29 Oct Around 35, families whose houses have been damaged need emergency shelter support for a shorter term. More detailed assessments will have to further confirm these estimates.
A further 4, people have suffered major injuries.
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At least 1, people have been reported missing. Over 68, houses have been damaged. As of 6 November, 2, are confirmed as dead with another 1, still missing. More thanare displaced across Central Sulawesi, while many others have left the province or are staying with host families. The government-led response continues to cover humanitarian needs while transitioning into the recovery and reconstruction phase.
Humanitarian response has made significant progress in reaching and serving the people in need of assistance. Regional and international agencies continue to support national efforts and leadership.
IFRC, 16 Nov As of 5 December, more than 2, died in the disaster and a further 1, people are still missing. More than 4, have been seriously injured and more than 67, houses have been severely damaged or destroyed by the earthquake, tsunami or liquefaction, leaving overpeople still displaced by the disaster and are staying in displacement sites with limited access to life-saving services.
The official emergency response period in Central Sulawesi ended on 26 October. While the Government-led response is now transitioning into the recovery and reconstruction phase, the focus will also simultaneously continue covering humanitarian needs and addressing complex challenges.
Many IDP sites still have inadequate shelter, limited access to latrines and water and insufficient lighting, causing protection concerns.
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Sanitary conditions have significantly deteriorated since the onset of the disaster, with diarrhoea and skin infections on the rise, and increased risk of communicable diseases and malaria. UNICEF, 9 Dec Agencies supporting Government-led coordination are establishing a joint secretariat, which will continue to support Government-led coordination after the transition to recovery phase on 25 December. UNDP will provide coordination leadership as co-lead of the early recovery cluster.