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At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured in Indonesia after a tsunami hit coastal areas along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night, according to the country’s National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB). Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are currently in the...
In a bid to restore health services in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia in the aftermath of the triple disaster — earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction that hit the area — MSF built a temporary health facility in the Dolo Selatan Sub-District to replace the health centre of Baulase as the health...
MSF is currently wrapping up its emergency response in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. On 28 September, a series of earthquakes hit Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi Province caused significant damage and loss of life. As of 30 October, 2,101 people are known to have died. A further 4,438 people have been...
It was the 7th of October, 9 days after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake followed by a 6-meter high tsunami struck and paralyzed Central Sulawesi. 
 
“The death toll (in Central Sulawesi) has risen to 1,900 and climbing,
My name is Achmad Yusuf Toba, oftentimes just referred to as Yutub.
According to the official report of Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), as of 30 September 2018, the recent earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia has resulted to the deaths of 832 people (821 of which are from Palu City and 11 from Donggala Regency). Also, 540...
As negotiators from the 16 countries in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meet in Tangerang, Indonesia, starting today, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), along with other health groups, reiterated concerns about harmful intellectual property provisions in the proposed agreement...
Zaidir, 37 years old: I have lost everything Zaidir, 37, was living in Kampung Panas, a village close to Pariaman, with 12 family members. His village was swept away by a landslide and 7 family members were killed. "I was very upset, because I lost everything, my house and my family members," he...
Daisy Plana, an MSF psychologist from the Philippines, provides psychosocial support in the villages around the city of Pariaman to the victims of the earthquake that hit Sumatra, Indonesia on 30 September. What is the need of mental support in the villages? There is a huge need. The people are...
Dr. John Julyadharma is an Indonesian medical doctor working with MSF in the emergency relief operation in Padang, Indonesia, where an earthquake hit on 30 September. This is his report. "Not much damage." This was my first impression when I flew into Padang city on October 3 from Maluku Province,...
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