Asia West Pacific – September 30, 2018 

Indonesia Mourns the Earthquake and Tsunami

by Petrus

The Lombok Earthquake and the 593 aftershocks that occurred on July 29, 2018 resulted in 563 people dead, 1,116 people injured, 417,529 people displaced, and 71,937 units damaged.

On Friday, September, 28, 2018, after the 7.5 magnitude earthquake caused the tsunami in Central Sulawesi and Donggala a reported 1,203 people were declared dead, 46 people missing, 540 seriously injured, and 16,732 displaced. Aftershocks occurred 215 times.  Villages in Central Sulawesi (839 villages) and West Sulawesi (95 villages) were affected. (data from DMII & ACT Indonesia)

Friends Peace Teams Indonesia contacted Evi Ratna Rose Mary, a participant of the January 2018 International Training at Peace Place from Palu, Central Sulawesi, on Saturday, September 29, but still have had not received an answer due to damages to electricity and the telecommunication and transportation networks.

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