Central Sulawesi Earthquake & Tsunami: Humanitarian Country Team Situation Report #8 (as of 16 November 2018)

Situation Report
Originally published


  • 2,101 People dead (BNPB)

  • 1,373 People missing (BNPB)

  • 173,552 Internally displaced (BNPB)

  • 4,438 People with major injuries (BNPB)

  • 68,451 Houses damaged (BNPB)

  • 191,000 Targeted by HCT Response Plan


  • Following the earthquake and tsunami on 28 September, and resulting liquefaction and landslides, 2,101 people are known to have died. Palu was the worst affected district, with over 1,700 people recorded killed in the city.

  • Search and rescue operations were stopped on 12 October. According to Indonesia’s national disaster management agency (BNPB), at least 1,373 people are reported as missing.

  • More than 173,552 people are displaced across Central Sulawesi. Thousands more have left the province or found refuge with host families.

  • The government-led response continues to cover humanitarian needs while transitioning into the recovery phase will be expired on 25 December 2018.

  • International NGOs, the Red Cross and the UN are supporting the Government’s priorities and efforts.

  • The HCT Response Plan, requesting US$ 50.5 million to provide assistance to 191,000 people, is funded at 26 per cent.