Indonesia: Earthquake - Jun 2000
Most read reports
- OCHA: UNDAC Team Mission Report Bengkulu Earthquake, Sumatra, Indonesia 6 - 16 Jun 2000. 19 Jun 2000
- USGS: Seismic Hazard of Western Indonesia: Western Indonesia Earthquakes, 1988 - June 2009. 30 Sep 2009
- IFRC: South East Asia: Building Capacities Appeal No. 01.58/00 Situation Report No. 2. 19 Jan 2001
- Reuters: Indonesia quake kills 58, toll likely to rise. 5 Jun 2000
- IFRC: South East Asia: Building Capacities Appeal No. 01.58/00 Situation Report No. 1. 24 Oct 2000
This Final Report is intended for reporting
on emergency appeals
Launched on: 6 June 2000
Appeal Target CHF 4,872,921
Disaster relief emergency fund (DREF) Allocated: CHF 250, 000
Operational Timeframe: 3 months
This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Period covered: 1 January - 30 June 2001
Appeal Target CHF 3,380,971
"At a Glance"
Appeal coverage: 61.7%
Outstanding needs: CHF 1,295,848
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.
Catholic Relief Services continues its dedicated work with different faith groups throughout Indonesia despite increasing religious and social tensions in the country. The agency's peace building efforts with different faith organizations will engage cooperation and collaboration and set the stage for further steps of peace building and reconciliation.
Catholic Relief Services is currently assessing activities in West Timor, Indonesia after international aid workers were killed on September 6th. "Our commitment to the people of East and West Timor remains firm," Kenneth F. Hackett, Executive Director of Catholic Relief Services, declared.
Relief distributions in Bengkulu are going on as planned and the operation is expected to be concluded by the end of August.
Period covered: 27 June to 17 July 2000
While there have been some delays in procurement due to the slow confirmation of several major outstanding pledges, it is expected that the Indonesian Red Cross (Pelang Merah Indonesia or PMI) and International Federation earthquake relief activities will be completed by early September. Elements of training and transfer of skills, plus the psychological support programme will continue through October. A detailed plan for the future of the ERU (Field Hospital) will also be developed.
Catholic Relief Services stands committed to the people of Indonesia
Never knowing when the next tremor will strike is a strange feeling. You get on with a life as normal as possible, cooking, working, going to school, shopping and sleeping. But subconsciously you are aware that any minute the window panes might start rattling and the floor begin to tremble again. And when it suddenly happens you just drop what ever you are doing and make a quick decision whether to rush outdoors or not.
Period covered: 13 June to 27 June 2000
The following is a report on the return of the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Medical Team to Japan:
After leaving Bengkulu at 12 noon on June 18 (Sun) and traveling to Jakarta, the team arrived safely at Narita International Airport at 8:40 a.m., June 20 (Tue), aboard flight JL-726. A team disbanding ceremony was held in the airport at 9:30 a.m. of the same day, which was attended by Mr. Masafumi Ishii, director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Second Southeast Asia Division, Mr.
When the house started shaking late at night on June 4, Esa's grandmother rushed to rescue her from falling walls and roof tiles. She managed to protect Esa who survived with a broken left leg but her grandmother passed away after being severely injured.
Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports
It does not really make any difference whether you are soaking wet from perspiring in the extreme heat on a Saturday or from the drizzling rain on a Sunday, and it does not really matter that you work from 7 in the morning to 8 in the dark Indonesian night, and it does not matter whether you are paid or not...
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2000/0119
OCHA Situation Report No. 6
Indonesia - Earthquake
19 June 2000
The present report is a summary of a mission report prepared by the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team deployed to Indonesia from 5 to 16 June 2000. The full mission report will be posted on the OCHA Internet Website at http://www.reliefweb.int
Nature of the disaster