Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Indonesia natural disaster: Third strong quake hits tourist island of Lombok

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Pablo Mccormick | 09 August, 2018, 15:41

Strong aftershock hits Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands are homeless after powerful quake a week ago.

At least 130 people were killed in the magnitude 6.9 quake that rocked the country Sunday; Greg Palkot reports.

Indonesia's geological agency said the quake was shallow, at a depth of 12km, centred in the northeast of the island.

The 6.9 natural disaster on Sunday was followed by another 5.2 magnitude quake on Monday and 5.4 on Tuesday, as well as more than 120 aftershocks.

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A witness said the latest quake sent people into the streets in panic and caused buildings to collapse.

Almost 68,000 homes were damaged or destroyed in Sunday's quake and 270,000 people are homeless or otherwise displaced, according to the disaster agency's latest update.

People crowd on the shore as they attempt to leave the Gili Islands after an natural disaster Gili Trawangan, in Lombok, Indonesia, August 6, 2018, in this still image taken from a video.

Aid begun trickling into some of the most isolated regions, officials said midday Thursday, but many people displaced by the quake still lack basic supplies. Some villages have collapsed entirely.

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Wiranto, who goes by one name, said the government will develop a plan to rebuild communities on Lombok, which like its more famous neighbor Bali is a popular tourist destination with powder white beaches, mountains and a lush interior.

Muhammad Zainul Majdi, governor of the West Nusa Tenggara region which covers Lombok, said there was a dire need for medical staff, food and medicine in the worst-hit places.

Other evacuees said they were subsisting on a diet of instant noodles and needed clean water and bedding.

The Indonesian Red Cross said it's focusing its relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the island's north where aid still has not reached.

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"We lack the infrastructure to perform operations because (they) need to be performed in a sterile place", Wibowo told AFP. Thousands of people have been sleeping in makeshift shelters or out in the open.

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