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29 Dec 2018 description
  1. As of 28 December 2018 at 13:00 local time, BNPB estimated that there are 351,239 people living in the tsunami affected districts in Banten (209,628 people or 60%) and Lampung Provinces (141,611 people or 40%).

29 Dec 2018 description
  • Anak Krakatau volcano remains at Level III or ‘watch’ according to the Centre of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation-Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (PVMBG-ESDM), while people are advised to stay away within the radius of 5 km from the crater and prepare masks in anticipation of ash-rains.
29 Dec 2018 description

Jakarta, 29/12/2018 - 03:14, UNIQUE ID: 181229_1

The European Union is providing EUR 80 000 (approximately IDR 1.3 billion) in additional humanitarian funding to further assist the most vulnerable communities affected by three major disasters which have struck Indonesia in the span of the last six month.

28 Dec 2018 description

A tsunami hit along the coast of the Sunda Strait on 22 December 2018 at 21:27 hours (local time), affecting five districts in Banten and Lampung provinces with Pandeglang District as the most affected. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) confirmed that the tsunami was caused by eruptions from Anak Krakatau volcano triggering an underwater landslide.

28 Dec 2018 description

The volcanic activities of Anak Krakatau volcano continue. As of 28 December, the National Disaster Management Agency reports 426 deaths which is less that yesterday's figures, indicating 430 deaths, because several victims were double-counted. The number of victims is likely to increase as search and rescue operations and evacuations continue. The number of injured people has reached 7 202 and 40 386 people have been displaced.

28 Dec 2018 description

By Rosemarie North, IFRC

A kilometre inland and up a steep concrete road is the formerly sleep hamlet of Kampung Sirih in Banten province. Since a deadly tsunami hit at about 9.30pm on 22 December local time, its population has swelled by 1,300 people. They are some of the 16,000 or more people displaced after the disaster.

An enormous white dome appears through the trees, a beacon above wooden cottages and dirt yards with chickens and kittens. Masjid Al-Jid, still under construction, is now home to about 300 people, mostly women and children.

28 Dec 2018 description
report Theirworld

Billy Briggs

We look at some of the catastrophes and outrages that caused millions of children to have their education disrupted this year.

One in four of the world’s school-age children - over 500 million - lives in countries affected by humanitarian crises such as conflicts, natural disasters and disease outbreaks.

28 Dec 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 38.9 million Swiss francs, to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Indonesian Red Cross – Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI) – to deliver assistance and support to an estimated 167,000 people (41,400 households) for 30 months.

28 Dec 2018 description
report Singapore Red Cross

Singapore, 27 December 2018 - Responding to the tsunami that hit the coast around the Sunda Straits in Indonesia on 22 December 2018, the Singapore Red Cross’ (SRC) two-man volunteer team has arrived in Banten to conduct ground assessments and collaborate with the Palang Merah Indonesia (“PMI” - Indonesian Red Cross) in its relief distribution. Banten province had been identified as one of the worst affected areas, where the disaster struck the seaside area of Pandeglang during the peak holiday season when it was crowded with tourists.

28 Dec 2018 description
report Hong Kong Red Cross

Situation Update A tsunami hit the coasts of the Sunda Strait of Indonesia on 22 December 2018. The provinces of Banten and Lampung from both sides of the Strait are reportedly most affected.

28 Dec 2018 description

A tsunami hit along the coast of the Sunda Strait on 22 December 2018 at 21:27 hours (local time), affecting five districts in Banten and Lampung provinces with Pandeglang District as the most affected. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) confirmed that the tsunami was caused by eruptions from Anak Krakatau volcano triggering an underwater landslide.

27 Dec 2018 description

La Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID), a través de su Oficina de Accion Humanitaria, hará una contribución de 60.000 euros a la activación del Fondo de Emergencia para el Socorro en casos de Desastre propuesta por la FICR en respuesta al reciente tsunami en Indonesia. El monto total de la activación del Fondo asciende a unos 300.000 euros y prevé atender a 7.000 personas durante un periodo de cuatro meses.

27 Dec 2018 description
report CARE

JAKARTA, (December 27, 2018) - CARE has distributed 200 hygiene kits containing sarong, toothbrushes, soap, detergent, sanitary pads and buckets for people living in affected villages and displacement camps following the most recent tsunami in the Sunda Strait, Indonesia.

27 Dec 2018 description

According to the Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), as of 14.00 local time on 25 December, a total of 16,082 people had been displaced in the five districts – Pandeglang and Serang in Banten Province, and Lampung Selatan, Tanggamus, and Pesawaran in Lampung Province – affected by the tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait late in the evening of 22 December 2018.

Figures provided by the Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), as of 14.00 local time on 25 December.

27 Dec 2018 description

According to the latest report from BNPB 430 people have died, 148 people remain missing and further 1 485 people have sustained injuries, while more than 16 000 people have still been displaced.

The BNPB, Indonesian Army, various local government bodies and the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) are leading the response operations. Evacuation, search and rescue of victims continue. Joint forces with volunteers and the community began to clean the environment from the tsunami debris.

27 Dec 2018 description

On 24th , AMDA Indonesia medical team (2 anesthesiologists, 1 nurse, 1 medical student) has departed Sulawesi to Serang, the Capital of Banten Province, in Java. After arrival, the medical team conducted an assessment in Sumur village and Kertajaya village in the province, ones of the severely affected areas on 25th . The next day on 26th , the team saw patients in Nelayan village and Sumur Village during health check-up. In addition, the team distributed food in Sumur Village while conducting health check-up.

27 Dec 2018 description
  1. As of 26 December 2018, the Indonesian Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) reported that there are 430 confirmed fatalities, 1,495 injured and 159 people missing. Number of Internally Displaced People (IDP) has increased to 21,991 people (36% increase compared to the data provided on 25 December 2018). Nine hundred and twenty four (924) houses, 73 hotels and 60 shops and one harbor are reported damaged.

27 Dec 2018 description

On 22nd December 2018 in local time, a 90-centimeter tsunami occurred in Sunda Straits, located in western Indonesia. The National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) said that 222 people died at least and 843 people were injured, while 28 people are missing. Local media report that the tsunami was caused by an eruption of Anak Krakatoa volcano, which triggered under sea landslides.