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Indonesia: Lombok Earthquakes

Vooruitgang: Implementation
Budget: € 500000
Looptijd: 2018-08-07 - 2020-01-29


Two earthquakes struck Lombok island within a week, with the first taking place on 29 July and the second, 5 August. Both earthquakes affected five districts in West Nusa Tenggara Province: North Lombok, East Lombok, West Lombok, Central Lombok and Mataram. The first earthquake killed 14, with at least 135 people injured and 14,706 displaced1 as well as damaging many buildings and homes. The second earthquake was felt strongly in Lombok Island, Sumbawa Island and Bali Island and up to the eastern part of East Java, killing at least 98 people and resulting in more than 200 injured – among those are four PMI volunteers who were transported to hospital for immediate treatment and were discharged the next day. The number of casualties is expected to increase as the earthquake happened in the evening and disrupted power supply as well as communication lines. Some houses already partially damaged – or their structural integrity affected – by the previous event of 29 July, collapsed under the brunt of the second. five districts in West Nusa Tenggara Province: North Lombok, East Lombok, West Lombok, Central Lombok and Mataram


Provide emergency shelter (tarpaulins and shelter toolkits, and basic awareness on their usage). • Provide materials for repairing damaged houses and rebuilding those destroyed. • Provide technical guidance (via skilled or un-skilled labour) • Disseminate Build Back Safer messages on repair and reconstruction techniques. • Rehabilitate damaged classrooms. • Provide school items for students. Provide food assistance • Provide unrestricted cash for meeting basic needs • Provide cash or in-kind support to restart farming and income-generating activities.
shelter; livelihoods and basic needs; health;
water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); protection, gender and inclusion (PGI); migration, disaster risk reduction
(DRR); and National Society capacity enhancement.


80,000 people

Type ramp: Earthquake Material relief assistance and services Response
Donateur: The Netherlands Red Cross, Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken (BuZa)
Uitvoerende partners: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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