Indonesia

AHA Centre Situation Update No. 14: M 7.4 Earthquake and Tsunami, Sulawesi, Indonesia - Monday, 22 October 2018, 18:00 hrs (UTC+7)

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1. HIGHLIGHTS

a. The cascading events on 28 September 2018 are characteristic of a catastrophic disaster scenario where major earthquakes triggered near-field tsunami, major liquefaction, and landslides, which resulted in direct damages, impacts, and constrained humanitarian access (AHA Centre). BNPB figures are available at the following site: https://sites.google.com/view/gempadonggala/beranda

b. The AHA Centre has closed the portal for receiving the offers of assistance. As per guidance from the Government of Indonesia, INGOs are strongly advised to contribute cash donations to PMI’s account (Figure 1), or channel it through local CSOs. IGOs may channel their support in the form of cash contributions to BNPB bank account, or through relevant ministries and/or the AHA Centre.

c. A coordination meeting chaired by BNPB, supported by relevant Ministries and National Taskforce was conducted on 19 October, 0900hrs at BNPB’s EOC. It was informed that the following workflow for in-kind international assistance was agreed upon. The minutes of meeting and presentation slides were circulated to attendees.