Indonesia: Central Sulawesi - Operation Overview, November 2018

Report
from World Food Programme, Logistics Cluster
Published on 29 Nov 2018 View Original

Highlights

• WFP is providing operational support at Balikpapan airport to ensure the smooth flow of cargo and coordination of international assistance between Balikpapan and Palu.

• WFP is supporting the Government-led operation by providing 32 trucks and mobile storage facilities to enable the provision of relief items and services to those in need.

Background

Central Sulawesi was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami on 28 September 2018, followed by liquefaction at several sites. The Government of Indonesia is leading the response with support from the ASEAN Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Center), foreign governments, the UN, the Red Cross, and non-governmental organizations.