Update: Indonesian Earthquake

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Update: Indonesian Earthquake

The year 2018 was known as Indonesia’s deadliest year since 2007, according to its national disaster mitigation agency. At least 4,231 people died or were declared missing. The figure includes fatalities in the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi and the earthquake that affected Lombok Island. Habitat for Humanity Indonesia’s responses are as follows:

Central Sulawesi

over 830 families have been helped through the distribution of kits for rubble removal, emergency shelter and hygiene as well as emergency communal toilets and water filtration systems. In Wisolo village, three transitional shelters as well as two model homes featuring different designs have been built.

Sunda Strait

Habitat Indonesia distributed 202 hygiene kits and 45 emergency shelter kits to families affected by the tsunami. Lombok: 40 families will benefit from toilets that have been constructed. They also received training to promote hygiene along with the distribution of hygiene kits. A water reservoir that will serve the needs of over 1,000 families in Sajang village is currently being built.

Lombok

40 families will benefit from toilets that have been constructed. They also received training to promote hygiene along with the distribution of hygiene kits. A water reservoir that will serve the needs of over 1,000 families in Sajang village is currently being built.

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