WHO Indonesia: Sulawesi Earthquake and Tsunami Situation Report #9

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 19 Oct 2018 View Original

Key Highlights
- Forty-five healthcare facilities are affected. These include nine health facilities severely damaged, 14 moderately damaged and 22 mildly damaged.
- Public Health Emergency Operation Centre (PHEOC) / Surveillance unit has activated the Event Based Surveillance (EBS) hotline at the health command post. The number is 08114100806.
- As of 18th October 2018, 5 out of 16 PHCs from Donggala, 2 of 19 PHCs from Sigi and 5 of 13 PHCs from Kota Palu reported Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS).
- Six reproductive health tents have been established by the reproductive health sub-cluster and are offering life-saving delivery, ante-natal, post-natal and family planning services and information in Palu.
- Measles-Rubela (MR) campaign is ongoing in the three affected districts with additional focus on the IDP camps. during 16-18 October 2018, 507 children aged 9 months to 15 years have been vaccinated against measles and rubella under MR campaign in Donggala and Palu.
- 92 out of the 344 registered patients on Antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, including 9 children, have now accessed ARV treatment following the disaster, either through the hospital network or through the mobile ARV response team.
- Five hundred health workers have been trained to care for children with severe acute malnutrition.

Situation Overview
- A 7.7 magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks, tsunami, and subsequent liquefaction and landslides have severely affected Donggala, Palu municipality, Sigi and Parigi Mountong Central Sulawesi. Electricity, communication and accessibility have improved.
- To date, 2100 deaths, 4612 severely injured, 9642 mild injuries and 686 missing persons are recorded. There are currently 87752 displaced people at 147 camp sites. Public kitchens are operational in IDP camps.
- Forty five healthcare facilities are affected.
- Nine health facilities severely damaged: Anantapura hospital Palu, Birobuli PHC, Petobo sub health centre in Palu, Baluase PHC and Biromaru PHC Sigi, Delatope PHC, Toaya PHC and Tompe PHC and Loli Pesua community village in Donggala.
- Fourteen health facilities moderately damaged: three PHCs in Palu, five PHCs in Sigi and two PHCs, two sub PHCs and two community health posts in Donggala.
- Twenty health facilities are mildly damaged: seven PHCs and one Sub health centre (Pustu) in Palu, seven PHCs in Sigi, five PHCs in Donggala and two community health post in Donggala.