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Indonesia 7.5 Earthquake - Donggala - Palu Sulawesi

The following situation report was compiled based on social media monitoring from the public impacted and through data mining for information from official sources. It does not represent all locations impacted but does cover the heaviest hit areas. Humanity Road provides this information as a service to the public and our partners responding to the disaster. We are available for special reporting needs by sending an email to activate@humanityroad.org .

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Situation Overview

Oct 8 Humanity Road released Situation Report #2 - Indonesia Situation Report #2 Individually Displaced Persons (IDP), Health and Medical Report. The report contains IDP maps by village with shelter (tent) counts as well as satellite imagery of some of the IDP camps. It also includes an updated Health and Medical report. It is available in English and Indonesian

Significant Updates (by location)

  • Petobo & Sigi - Housing ministry has sent 56 heavy duty vehicles to help with evacuation and to clear roads in areas affected by the earthquake in Central Sulawesi. Roads to Petobo and Sigi are now passable. (Summary from metrontvews.com Source Oct 5
  • Petobo and Central Palu, as of October 05, 2018. Electricity is back on. source
  • Palu - A second batch of the ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team is on their way to Palu, together with @mapaction. Basic humanitarian needs, including clean water and WASH facility are still required. Photos were taken yesterday in West Palu Oct 5 Source
  • Palu - Refugees are queuing to get subsidized LPG at Tanjung Satu Street, South Lolu Village, South Palu Subdisctrict, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Friday (05/10/2018). Stocks of material needed for refugees in tents are generally depleted.Source
  • Hashtags for Hoax are emerging #BapakHoaxNasional
  • Parigi Moutong - Scarcity of drinking water in Parigi Moutong Oct 4 source
  • Parigi Moutong - The Parigi Moutong regency needs foods, drinks, gas, and electricity. Oct 5 Source
  • Donggala - Drinking water has been identified as one of the most urgent needs in Donggala, one of the worst-affected districts on the island, along with shelter, healthcare and psychosocial support. Oct 5Source
  • Palu Donggala - The urgent necessities for the victims currently are: Gas, Diesel, Premium, Foods, Clean Water, Hospital, Tent, Blanket, Clothes, Praying Equipments, Eating Utilities, Washing equipments, family kit, corpse bags, and hygiene kit. Oct 8 Source

National Links

Regional Links

Affected Areas Links

Palu Police Twitter https://twitter.com/humasrespalu

    • Parigi Moutong

Website http://www.parigimoutongkab.go.id/

Twitter https://twitter.com/Dislh_PM

Facebook Parigi Moutong Facebook

Maps and Situational Awareness

Shelters and Evacuation Centers

  • Talise Camp is located in Palu. PKPU Human Initiative has distributed hygiene kits and food to 150 survivors there. source 6Oct
  • The Balikpapan administration in East Kalimantan is currently preparing facilities to accommodate the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala. Source 2Oct
  • Gugah Nurani Indonesia already has a team doing an assessment in Palu in coordination with BPBD and was advised by BPBD to set up a shelter in Donggala. Aha S4 2Oc
  • Central Sulawesi - three shelters have been established .Source 2Oc

1. Hajj Dormitory in Batakan, South Sulawesi (up to 500 people)

2. Dodikjur Dormitory in Manggar

3. SPN Brimob Dormitory in Staal Kuda - closest to the city and has health facilities.

  • Over 48,025 evacuees are being housed in 24 evacuation sites. Aha S3 1Oct

Health and Hospitals

Status of Hospitals

  • Hospitals in Palu are understaffed with doctors and overflowing with patients already and now the health conditions in central Sulawesi Island are deteriorating. Oct 7 Source
  • Doctors have said they are already starting to see an increase in diarrhoea and skin rashes, but there are even more serious risks of tuberculosis and cholera outbreaks. Oct 7 Source
  • Nine hospitals, one field hospitals and four naval hospital ships are providing health services. In four isolated districts in Sigi, military is providing medical support using helicopters. In Donggala District, Kabelota Hospital is operating with the support of generator sets, clean water is still limited, and hazardous and toxic waste-processing facilities are unavailable due to lack of electricity. Incubators in health clinics have also been damaged.Oct 6 Source
  • The Emergency Room (ER) Team - Battalion Health 2/2 Kostrad, Malang, East Java for the earthquake's countermeasure in Central Sulawesi serves 100 patients every day. This team lacks general practitioners and specialists to take care of the patients that were injured by earthquakes and lack of medicine. Oct 5 Source
  • According to the WHO, so far 21 health facilities are known to be affected. Damage to other health facilities is in the process of being assessed. 480 medical personnel are on the ground and rapid health assessments are being conducted. According to BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency), one of the major needs is field hospitals. The Ministry of Health has stated that the national capacity for medical personnel and medical logistics are sufficient to deal with the situation. source 4Oct
  • The main government hospital in Palu collapsed. source 1Oct
  • An average of 100 people are visiting Red Cross basic healthcare clinics each day. Around 30% of patients are suffering from diarrhoea and skin rashes. source 6Oct
  • The Salvation Army’s Woodward Hospital in Palu suffered minor damage, but it has been temporarily patched. They are continuing to provide medical assistance to hundreds of injured people at Woodward Hospital. The have set up a trauma care programme in some of the makeshift tented communities that have been set up around the city. Two separate medical teams have now reached more remote villages outside the city, with the intention to enhance this outreach as numbers of available doctors and nurses increase. source 4Oct, source 1Oct
  • Red Cross volunteers have reached the settlement of Banawa, in Donggala, where every home along the shoreline was wiped out by the tsunami. The team has described Banawa as the worst affected area they have so far seen. The survivors have been evacuated - or have travelled independently - to neighbouring houses in the hills, where they are in need of health care, tents, blankets, baby food, and diapers. source 5Oct
  • International Medical Corps offers field hospital
    • Int’l Medical Corps has a team in Palu and three personnel available in Jakarta. The organisation offer a field hospital with full service including radiology that could cover 66 patients, 12 minor surgery, and up to 12 major surgery. source 2Oct
  • Sulawesi - Health Risks
    • Malaria is considered to have medium level of malaria transmission to malaria. Health authorities have identified that the risk of transmission may increase as environmental management is disrupted due to the disaster. source 2Oct
    • Schistosomiasis (snail fever) currently present in 28 villages in two districts. specifically endemic in three neighbouring areas: Napu, Lindu and Bada valleys, all located in the highlands of Central Sulawesi province. Lack of clean, water & basic medical services will be disrupted hence the risk of disease transmission will increase. Aha S4 2Oct
  • Central Sulawesi - At the Mamboro health clinic in Palu, Doctor Sasono says " His clinic has no power and is running out of medical supplies”. Source 1Oct
  • Makassar City Hospital South Sulawesi is able to accommodate up to 200 refugees of earthquake victims. source 2Oct
  • Balikpapan City Government, East Kalimantan prepared three hospitals, the Kanujoso Djatiwibowo Hospital, dr Hardjanto Army Hospital, and Bhayangkara Hospital to be used by the earthquake refugees. 2Oct source
  • Balikpapan also sent medicines and 26 people to the health team. "We do not send specialist doctors and surgeons because it is not possible to carry out surgery there. The equipment is inadequate. So, victims who have to be operated on can later be referred to hospitals in Balikpapan." Source 2 Oct
  • Residents are queuing at the Port Health Office in the Bandara Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Thursday (4/10/2018). Residents that evacuated because of the earthquake are starting to get lspa, diarrhea, and fever. The supply of medicine isn't enough because the transportation road hasn't recovered and the fuel is still lacking. Source

Special Needs Populations

Status

  • Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) has a team coming from Yogyakarta to Palu to assess the needs of and provide support for the affected population with disabilities. source 2 Oct
  • At least 1,500 residents of Jonooge Village, Biromaru Subdistrict, Sigi Regency in Central Sulawesi, as of Tuesday (02/10/2018) are still in refuge state because their homes were mostly damaged by the earthquake last week. They continue to survive even though food reserves continue to run low. Most of the villagers are women, elderly, children and toddlers. They really need food and drinking water. There are no health tents and medical personnel who can be asked for help. Currently they need fast food, drinking water and medicine. source
  • Toddler victims of the Central Sulawesi earthquake are starting to suffer from influenza. Source

Hoaxes and Rumors

  • Video of South America - not Indonesia Link Oct 3
  • Crack in Bili-bili Dam, Gowa and the death of Palu's vice major source

Regional Links

Affected Areas Links

Sulawesi

Parigi Moutong

Sigi

Emergency Numbers

The country code for Indonesia is +62.

  • Police-General Emergencies: 110/112 (SMS 1717)

  • National Search And Rescue Agency Republic of Indonesia (BASARNAS): 115

  • Ambulance and Rescue: 118

  • Fire: 113

  • Medical emergencies: 119

Information Help Lines

  • Government ELECTRICITY (PLN): 123

  • Spain Consulate in Indonesia @EmbEspIndonesia the phone for consular emergency is + 6281380013988 source

Embassy Help Lines

  • British Embassy in Indonesia call (+62) (21) 2356 5200 follow @UKinIndonesia

  • Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Jakarta Telefon +6221 2525938 Follow @PLdiIndonesia

  • New Zealand Embassy in Jakarta follow @NZinJakarta

  • Netherlands Embassy in Indonesia +62 21 5248200 @NLinIndonesia

  • Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: +623612000100. source

  • Netherland Consulate in Indonesia: please contact the 24/7 BZ Contact Centre, which can be reached 24 hours a day on +31 247 247 247 or via Twitter https://twitter.com/247BZ source

  • Indian Consulate in Bali “All Indian tourists have been evacuated from the Gili Islands” source

  • Those Spaniards affected can send a whatsapp to +6281380013988 to enter the broadcast group for more information. source

  • U.S. Citizens need help because of the earthquake? Foreign Visitors Help Desk 0878 6412 4151 - Tourism Crisis Center 0812 8536 0608 - Ministry of Tourism 0812 2170 2739 source

  • For Australians (or Canadians) needing consular assistance -

  • For UK if you’re in an affected area and need consular assistance (for example, if your passport has been lost or if you’re injured), call the British Consulate in

Reunification Hot lines and Websites

Maps and Situational Information

    Shelters and Evacuation Centers

    • Talise Camp is located in Palu. PKPU Human Initiative has distributed hygiene kits and food to 150 survivors there. source 6Oct
    • The Balikpapan administration in East Kalimantan is currently preparing facilities to accommodate the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala. Source 2Oct

    • Gugah Nurani Indonesia already has a team doing an assessment in Palu in coordination with BPBD and was advised by BPBD to set up a shelter in Donggala. Aha S4 2Oc

    • Central Sulawesi - three shelters have been established .Source 2Oct

      1. Hajj Dormitory in Batakan, South Sulawesi (up to 500 people)

      2. Dodikjur Dormitory in Manggar

      3. SPN Brimob Dormitory in Staal Kuda - closest to the city and has health facilities.

      • Over 48,025 evacuees are being housed in 24 evacuation sites. Aha S3 1Oct

    Non-shelter locations, open gathering spaces and IDP Camps:

    • Potential IDP Locations via Reach Initiative Map
      • Northern IDP Camps PDF Map
        • Central IDP Camps PDF Map
          • Southern IDP Camps PDF Map
          • Map of potential IDP sites in Sulawesi province from analysis of satellite images as of 6 October. source 6Oct
          • Map of potential IDP sites in Palu city as of 6 Oct from analysis of satellite imagery. source 6Oct

          Image files - see gallery below

          • IDP Camp Ranontani Village 004040S 1195151E
          • IDP Camp Sumari Village 003527S 1195006E
          • IDP Camp Kolakola Village Mosque Courtyard 004407S 1194236E
          • IDP Camp Pumbasa Village 003544S 1195012E
          • IDP Great Mosque Darusallam Palu Courtyard
          • IDP Camp Padu 010754S 1195252E
          • IDP Camp at Lumbudolo Village in Central Banawa at 004427S 1194252E

          Other updates

          • Talise Camp is located in Palu. PKPU Human Initiative has distributed hygiene kits and food to 150 survivors there. source 6Oct
          • The Balikpapan administration in East Kalimantan is currently preparing facilities to accommodate the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala. Source 2Oct

          • Gugah Nurani Indonesia already has a team doing an assessment in Palu in coordination with BPBD and was advised by BPBD to set up a shelter in Donggala. Aha S4 2Oc

          • Central Sulawesi - three shelters have been established .Source 2Oct

          Health and Hospitals

          Status of Hospitals

          • International Medical Corps offers field hospital

            • Int’l Medical Corps has a team in Palu and three personnel available in Jakarta. The organisation offer a field hospital with full service including radiology that could cover 66 patients, 12 minor surgery, and up to 12 major surgery. source 2Oct

          • Sulawesi - Health Risks

            • Malaria is considered to have medium level of malaria transmission to malaria. Health authorities have identified that the risk of transmission may increase as environmental management is disrupted due to the disaster. source 2Oct

            • Schistosomiasis (snail fever) currently present in 28 villages in two districts. specifically endemic in three neighbouring areas: Napu, Lindu and Bada valleys, all located in the highlands of Central Sulawesi province. Lack of clean, water & basic medical services will be disrupted hence the risk of disease transmission will increase. Aha S4 2Oct

          • Central Sulawesi - At the Mamboro health clinic in Palu, Doctor Sasono says " His clinic has no power and is running out of medical supplies”. Source 1Oct

          • Makassar City Hospital South Sulawesi is able to accommodate up to 200 refugees of earthquake victims. source 2Oct

          • Balikpapan City Government, East Kalimantan prepared three hospitals, the Kanujoso Djatiwibowo Hospital, dr Hardjanto Army Hospital, and Bhayangkara Hospital to be used by the earthquake refugees. 2Oct source

          • Balikpapan also sent medicines and 26 people to the health team. "We do not send specialist doctors and surgeons because it is not possible to carry out surgery there. The equipment is inadequate. So, victims who have to be operated on can later be referred to hospitals in Balikpapan." Source 2 Oct

          Special Needs Population

          Status

          • Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) has a team coming from Yogyakarta to Palu to assess the needs of and provide support for the affected population with disabilities. source 2 Oct

          • At least 1,500 residents of Jonooge Village, Biromaru Subdistrict, Sigi Regency in Central Sulawesi, as of Tuesday (02/10/2018) are still in refuge state because their homes were mostly damaged by the earthquake last week. They continue to survive even though food reserves continue to run low. Most of the villagers are women, elderly, children and toddlers. They really need food and drinking water. There are no health tents and medical personnel who can be asked for help. Currently they need fast food, drinking water and medicine. source

          • Images - IDP Camp Ranontai Village 004040S 1195151E

          • Images - IDP Camp Sumari Village 003527S 1195006E

          • Images - IDP Camp Kolakola Village Mosque Courtyard 004407S 1194236E

          • Images - IDP Camp Pumbasa Village 003544S 1195012E

          • Images - IDP Great Mosque Darusallam Palu Courtyard

          • IDP_Pumbasa_Village_003544S_1195012E.JPG
          • IDP_Kolakola_Village_004407S_1194236E.JPG
          • IDP_Sumari_Village_003527S_1195006E.JPG
          • IDPs at Mosque 005318S 1195128E.jpg
          • IDP_Ranontai_Village_004040S_1195151E.JPG

          Airports

          Status

          2 Oct

          • Mamuju and Luwuk Bangai airports were also damaged but remain operable.

            Other airports around Palu city, such as Andi Jemma-Masamba, Lagaligo-Bua, Rampi, Bone, Tanjung Api Ampana, Pongtiku-Tana Toraja, Haluoleo-Kendari, Kasiguncu-Poso, Pogogul-Boul and Sultan Bantilan-Tolitoli airports are reportedly in a safe condition. Source

          • Palu airport under control after around 3,000 to 5,000 people had lined up, seeking relocation to another city. The authorities prioritized the evacuation of those who were injured or ill. Source

          • Wings Air, a subsidiary of Lion Air Group, opened a Gorontalo – Palu route on Tuesday morning. Source

          Roads and Bridges

          Status

          • Routes to Palu either from Makassar or Gorontalo-Manado through Parigi Moutong-Kebun Kopi are also not available. Source 2 Oct

          • The condition of Diponeoro-Taman Ria-Loli Road in Donggala can be passed by four-wheeled vehicles. https://live-report.kompas.id/

          Maritime / Shipping / Ports

          Status

          • Oct 2 Ogoamas port damaged. Meanwhile Ampana, Luwuk, Belang-Belang and Majene ports are still in good condition. Source

          • Oct 1 Indian Naval ships Tir , Sujata & Shardul on deployment to Singapore being diverted to Palu, indonesia. Ships being sailed out first light tomorrow. source

          • Pantoloan Port (Kota Palu): severely damaged compared to other ports Aha Centre Sitrep 3

          • Wani port: Building and docks were damaged Aha Centre Sitrep 3

          • Ampana Port - no damage reported Aha Centre Sitrep 3

          • Luwuk Port - no damage reported Aha Centre Sitrep 3

          • Belang-belang Port - no damage reported Aha Centre Sitrep 3

          • Majene Port: - no damage reported In good condition with no damage reported Aha Centre Sitrep 3

          Communications

          Status

          • 3 Oct Minister of Communication and Informatics, Rudiantara, said that the network conditions of BTS (Base Transceiver Station) reached 49 percent. In addition to waiting for electricity from PLN, he said generators were also deployed to ensure network availability in disaster areas. This facility functions as a place for relatives to ask for earthquake victims because communication is currently limited. To use the call center, people just go to the National Disaster Management Agency post in Palu. A facility will also be made in Donggala and other areas affected by the disaster. Source

          • 2 Oct Mobile operator Telkomsel is continuing to repair the telecommunications infrastructure in Palu, Donggala and the surrounding areas in Central Sulawesi. Three of Telkomsel's base transceiver stations (BTS) that were damaged have reportedly been temporarily replaced by mobile BTS (COMBAT). "Voice and SMS communication services are currently running normally," said the company's general manager of external corporate communications. 4G service has been restored are Poso, Donggala, Luwuk, Toli-Toli, Buol, Pasangkayu and Tondo in Palu city. Locations where Telkomsel's signal coverage is running normally at link Source

          • 1 Oct Free Wi-Fi, telephone service available in earthquake-hit Central Sulawesi Source

          • 1 Oct Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the disaster caused a power outage that cut communications in Donggala and surrounding areas and that the Communications Ministry is working hard to repair 276 electricity base stations. Source

          • 1 Oct Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information deployed at least 30 satellites phone to recover the communication in Palu. Source

          • 30 Sep the Ministry deployed 100 satellites to Sulawesi.Source

          Communications Providers

          Power and Fuel

          Status

          2 Oct

          • North Sumatra Regional Police:National Police Guard Distribution of Fuel to Donggala - Palu source 2 Oct

          • "The main priority is that fuel in storage tanks can be distributed to meet the needs in Donggala, Palu and surrounding areas," said Pertamina Corcom VP, Adiatma Sardjito. source 2 Oct

          • Five of the seven power stations collapsed PLN is sending generators Source

          1 Oct

          • 22 generator sets had been sent to the disaster-hit areas from Manado in North Sulawesi. Source 1 Oct

          • The conditions of Palu and Donggala City are pitch black as electricity is still out. Source

          • Damaged Fuel terminal facilities have disrupted supply affecting logistics and making fuel scarce. Source 1 Oct

          Useful Links

          Water Systems

          Status

          Pictures and Videos

          • 2 Oct CNN drone video footage of damage Video

          • 2 Oct Duka Palu, Sigi Donggala damage video

          • 2 Oct Petobo, south Palu mud flows Image

          • 2 Oct Palu Drone footage Video

          • 1 Oct Palu Donggala damage video

          Social Media

          Hashtags - #Indonesiaearthquake, #sulawesitengah (Sulawesi Central)

          In the top 10 websites for Indonesia is https://line.me/id/ a freeware app for instant communications on electronic devices such as smartphones, tablet computers, and personal computers.

          The top three social media platforms are;

          • Facebook (4 664 570)
          • Twitter (1 191 705)
          • Youtube (77 857)

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