Indonesia: Earthquake - May 2000
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- IFRC: South East Asia: Building Capacities Appeal No. 01.58/00 Situation Report No. 1. 24 Oct 2000
- OCHA: Indonesia - Earthquake OCHA Situation Report No. 3. 19 May 2000
- IFRC: Indonesia: Earthquake/Tsunami Appeal No. 11/2000. 16 May 2000
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- OCHA: Indonesia - OCHA Consolidated Situation Report No. 14. 9 Mar 2001
The death toll in the Indonesian earthquake has now reached more than 5,900 with more than 3,000 of these in Bantul a town about 10k south of the tourist city of Yogyakarta.
Launched on: 16 May 2000 for 3 months for
CHF 459,000 (USD 277,000/ EUR 312,000)
Beneficiaries: 3,500 families
"At a glance"
Appeal coverage: 98.6%
02 - 09 March 2001
Period covered: 1 July - 31 December 2000
period covered: 1 January - 30 June 2000
During the first half of the year, efforts were devoted to the relocation of the Regional Delegation to Bangkok which has been successfully achieved. Negotiations on a full status agreement with the Thai authorities have commenced and relations with other organisations promoted. A partnership meeting was held in May 2000 for all National Societies in the region which has resulted in fruitful exchanges of expertise and visits between Societies. There was also substantial progress in the health and capacity building programmes.
period covered: 4 July to 7 August 2000
Although all the pledged funds have not been received yet, the Federation operation goes on as planned and is scheduled to be closed in early September 2000.
An earthquake triggering a tsunami (tidal wave) hit Central Sulawesi Province on 4 May, leaving 41 dead, 228 injured and 10,500 families homeless in the districts of Luwuk and the Banggai/Peleng islands.
Period covered: 30 May to 4 July, 2000
Despite the fact that donor and media interest were diverted from this disaster to the Sumatra earthquake in early June, the planned assistance has been provided to the intended beneficiaries. Donors are encouraged to confirm outstanding soft pledges so that the full programme and assistance activities can be completed. appeal no. 11/2000
- Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Medical
1) Team Inauguration Ceremony
An inauguration ceremony was held for the JDR Medical Team at 9:30 a.m., June 7, in a room within Narita International Airport's Terminal 2. Following an opening message from JICA Vice President Abe, Mr.
Period covered: May 16-30, 2000
The procurement and delivery of relief assistance to the intended beneficiaries is underway, and while this disaster has been overtaken by the subsequent earthquake which struck Sumatra on 4 June, funds are still urgently required to provide the assistance planned in the appeal.
Appeal Target: US$ 52,327
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2000/0097
Indonesia - Earthquake
OCHA Situation Report No. 3
19 May 2000
Situation and damage
THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 459’000 IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO ASSIST 17,500 BENEFICIARIES FOR THREE MONTHS
An earthquake followed by a tsunami (tidal wave) struck Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province on 4 May, leaving 41 dead and another 228 injured. The islands of Banggai and Peleng were the worst affected. An estimated 10,500 families lost their homes in the disaster.
From WEEKLY NEWS 19/00
Jakarta (dpa) - Some 30,000 people left homeless by a deadly earthquake in central Indonesia last week continue to face acute shortages of drinking water, medicine and treatment as the death toll rose to 46, according to local reports on Wednesday.
Nearly 300 people huddled in make-shift refugee centers were suffering from diarrhoea, respiratory problems and other ailments, and only a few doctors and nurses were on hand to treat them, the Indonesian-language Kompas daily newspaper said.
At least 17 people are dead following an earthquake which rocked central Indonesia on May 4. The quake caused damage on the islands of Sulawesi and Peleng. Also affected was the island of Banggai, where most buildings have been completely destroyed. A tsunami triggered by the quake affected area islets. CWS staff in Indonesia are assessing the situation and working to determine needs in the area.
Ref. OCHA/GVA - 2000/0090
Indonesia - Earthquake
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
08 May 2000
Situation and damage
1. The damage caused by a strong earthquake which hit the eastern part of Sulawesi island and neighbouring small islands in Indonesia on 4 May 2000, is expanding. The tremor occurred at 04.21 hrs GMT, or 12.21 hrs local time with a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale based on the information from the United States Geological Survey, followed by several aftershocks and a tidal wave.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed by a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's eastern islands and triggered a tsunami, a local military official said on Friday. ''The total death toll so far is 15,'' Lieutenant-Colonel Agus Sochiarso told Reuters from the central Sulawesi coastal town of Luwuk, 1200 miles northeast of Jakarta.
He added that the death toll from the quake, which hit just after midday on Thursday, was likely to rise because rescuers had not yet reached the more isolated islands in the area.
A string of after-shocks continued …