KOMPAS.com – The most recent facts about the earthquake disaster in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), contain a number of things, including the latest data from victims of death, collapsing headquarters of the police and the statement by Vice President Jusuf Kalla regarding the status of the earthquake disaster in Lombok.
The following are the last facts summarized by Kompas.comFriday (08/24/2018):
1. Updating the number of victims died
Based on data from the Lombok Emergency Disaster Management, the number of victims who died until Thursday (08/23/2018) was 555 victims. In the meantime, 390,529 people were displaced.
The most affected area was the regency of Noord-Lombok. At this location there were 466 dead, 829 wounded, 134.236 displaced persons and 23.098 damaged houses.
In the meantime 9 people died in Mataram City, 2 in Central Lombok, 31 in East Lombok, 40 in West Lombok, 2 in KSB and 5 in Sumbawa.
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2. 280 aftershocks after the earthquake with 6.9 SR earthquake
The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) observed 280 aftershocks that rocked Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) after an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 on Sunday (08/19/2018).
In total, 16 earthquakes were felt by residents. Today, around 02.08 hours, an earthquake in earthquake with 4.5 magnates shook again Lombok.
Read more: Up to and including Thursday 280 280 aftershocks from Lombok shake after earthquake magnitude 6.9
3. Emergency police station
A number of police and police stations in Lombok were destroyed when the Lombok earthquake shook. National police general Geno Tito Karnavian revealed that these offices were not suitable for reuse.
For this reason, a large tent with a capacity of 100 people will soon be built as an emergency police station to serve the public. The tent is temporarily awaiting the construction of a new police station and a damaged police station.
Read more: Head office Damaged by earthquake, police in Lombok Will headquarters
4. JK: Often we indicate that what is important is not the national status
Vice President Jusuf Kalla said the government had estimated about 1 trillion Rp for the first phase in the attempt to tackle earthquakes in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.
The government will then offer help again for the rehabilitation phase from 26 September. According to Kalla, the government continues to pay serious attention to the disaster that affected Lombok and its environment, despite the lack of national disaster status.
"Time and again we indicate that it is not national (disaster) status, all disasters must be supported nationally, so there is no problem", said Kalla at the vice president's office, Jakarta, Thursday (23-08-2018 ).
Read more: Jusuf Kalla: the most important is no national disaster status …
5. istighosah prayer
Thousands of residents of Mataram City, West Nusa Tenggara, along with citizenship (ASN) held together a grand istighosah on the pages of the Mayor of Mataram Mayor, Friday (08/24/2018).
Collective prayer is sung for victims of disasters to get up quickly and rebuild their lives.
"Only prayer can change everything, if God wants it, all calamities must be wisdom," said TGH Maruri Hidayat, tausyiah giver, Friday (08/24/2018).
Read also: Earthquake in Lombok, 555 deaths, 390,529 displaced persons
Source: KOMPAS.com (Ihsanudin / Yoga Sukmana / Karnia Septia), Antara