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Lombok Indonesia 7.0 Earthquake Aug 5 2018

Indonesia was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 7:46 pm local time on 5 August 2018, 3 km SSE of Loloan on Lombok Island. source A tsunami warning was issued but later cancelled. This follows a shallow magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck Lombok on 29 July 2018. The first quake displaced 8,871 people and damaged 14,940 houses. North and East Lombok Island were the most affected, and some remote areas had not been reached as of 4 August. source

Initial damage reports for the 5 August earthquake say North Lombok and the three Gili Islands have been the most impacted. National search and rescue teams and the Indonesian Red Cross are attempting to reach the areas and are conducting evacuations. There are reports that 90% of structures in North Lombok have been destroyed and that medical teams are needed. source Around 3,848,000 people exposed to intensity V-VII MMI shaking. source

Situation overview

Indonesia was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 7:46pm local time on 5 August 2018, 3 km SSE of Loloan on Lombok Island. source A tsunami warning was issued but later cancelled. This follows a shallow magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck Lombok on 29 July 2018. The first quake displaced 8,871 people and damaged 14,940 houses. North and East Lombok Island were the most affected, and some remote areas had not been reached as of 4 August. source

Initial damage reports for the 5 August earthquake say North Lombok and the three Gili Islands have been the most impacted. National search and rescue teams and the Indonesian Red Cross are attempting to reach the areas and are conducting evacuations. There are reports that 90% of structures in North Lombok have been destroyed and that medical teams are needed. source Around 3,848,000 people exposed to intensity V-VII MMI shaking. source

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Updated August 7, 2018 at 4:00 am local time with Situation Report #2

Significant Updates

6 Aug:

  • The Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Province (NTB) has declared an emergency response period until 11 Aug 2018. source

  • As of 6/8, 7.30 PM, The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports 98 casualties, all are Indonesian nationals, 1,870 of 2000 foreign tourists. Ministry requests those who are affected with the earthquake, please contact Foreign Visitor Help Desk for Lombok Earthquake at +62 878-6412-4151. source

  • Incident command posts have been established on scene by local disaster management organizations (BPBDs). A National Assisting Post will be set up in Supersemar Field, Tanjung District, in front of the North Lombok Regent office. source

  • The AHA Centre will provide information management support and has requested satellite-based Emergency Observation within the affected area. source

  • Three C-130 Hercules aircraft and two helicopters have been deployed to deliver tents and medical aid, but some areas were difficult to reach, according to the BBC. Electricity supply in the worst-affected areas has been cut off and telecommunication networks are not working. source

  • The urgent needs in Lombok are medical personnel, clean water, food, blankets, mats, tents, fast food, trauma healing services and other basic needs. source Also needed are tarps, flashlights, baby equipment, portable toilets and drinking water. source

  • An estimated 20,000 people are in temporary shelters. source

  • Two Peduli Anak Foundation underprivileged children homes containing four dormitories collapsed, with around 80 of the youngsters forced to sleep outside.source . The kitchen has substantial damage and is out of service as well as part of the school. It is no longer possible to prepare meals for the children source

  • Hundreds of police personnel from East Java are being deployed to assist with relief efforts. source

  • The Indonesian Navy has sent a hospital ship to Lombok source, and the Marines have also deployed 200 personnel. source The Marines are providing food, medicine, and media personnel. source

  • The National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) has deployed an additional 320 personnel to Lombok. source

  • Medical services in North Lombok have collapsed. Field hospitals have been established, and 87 personnel from 5 emergency medical teams have been deployed to Lombok. source

  • Long queues formed at the airport near Lombok's main town Mataram, as foreign visitors cut short holidays. The Garuda Indonesia airline said it was adding extra flights from Lombok to help tourists leave, and AirAsia Group chief executive Tony Fernandes tweeted that the budget airline would try to put on extra flights. source

  • More than 2,000 people had been evacuated from the three Gili islands off the northwest coast of Lombok. source

  • Efforts to rescue victims trapped in the rubble of a mosque collapsed by Sunday's earthquake have been hampered by the lack of heavy lifting equipment. source

  • Local governments have assisted the exposed population in the evacuation process. Loss of power was reported across East Lombok Regency. source

5 Aug:

  • AHA Centre has established communication with National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) of Indonesia. Indonesian Armed Forces & National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) are deploying 3 Hercules to the disaster area (ETD 6 August 2018 morning). At this point, there is no indication that international assistance will be required. source

    • Basarnas (National Search and Rescue Agency) has deployed to Gili to begin evacuating residents and visitors. source They are working on evacuating Gili Trawangan first. source People who want to evacuate from Gili Trawangan are asked to gather at the east port. source

    • Basarnas is also working on evacuations in Lombok. source

    • The Indonesian Red Cross Society is working on evacuating communities in North Lombok. source They are also building a shelter for communities in Loloan - Anyar village, North Lombok. source

    • Power is out in Lombok. source

    • A lack of heavy equipment and shattered roads were hampering efforts to reach survivors in the mountainous north and east of the island, which had been hardest hit. source

National Links

Palang Merah Indonesia (Indonesian Red Cross Society)

Website: http://www.pmi.or.id/

Twitter: @palangmerah

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/palangmerah/

Basarnas (National Search and Rescue Agency)

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

Twitter: @SAR_NASIONAL, @humas_basarnas

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/basarnas/

Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika (BMKG) (Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Council)

Website: www.bmkg.go.id

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/palangmerah/

Twitter: @infoBMKG

Rekrutmen TNI Angkatan Udara (Indonesian Air Force)

Website: http://au.rekrutmentni.net/

Twitter: @_TNIAU

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TNIAU/

TNI Angkatan Darat (Indonesian Army)

Website: https://tniad.mil.id/

Twitter: @tni_ad

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TNIAngkatanDarat/

Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) (Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management)

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

Twitter: @BNPB_Indonesia

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HumasBNPB/

Centre for Volcanology and Disaster Hazard Mitigation

Website: http://www.vsi.esdm.go.id/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pvmbg

Twitter: @vulkanologi_mbg

Government Electricity (PLN)

Website: http://www.pln.co.id/

Twitter: @pln_123

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cc123pln

Akun Twitter resmi Presiden Republik Indonesia (President of Indonesia)

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

Twitter https://twitter.com/jokowi

Facebook https://id-id.facebook.com/Jokowi/

Regional and Local Links

Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province. Population: 3,311,044 (2014).

West Nusa Tenggara Province (Pemerintah Provinsi NTB)

Website: https://www.ntbprov.go.id/

Governor of West Nusa Tenggara: https://www.facebook.com/tgbzainulmajdi/

Humas BNN, Provinsi NTB

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/humasbnn.provinsintb/

BKD Provinci NTB

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bkdprovntb/

Emergency Numbers and Helpful Numbers

Emergency Phone 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 Helplines

  • Government ELECTRICITY (PLN): 123

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

  • 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

Reunification Hotlines and Websites

6 Aug:

  • 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 in Lombok or Gili can send a whatsapp to +6281380013988 to enter the broadcast group for more information. source

  • U.S. Citizens need help because of the lombok 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 in Lombok - Australian officials are at the airport in Lombok and the Aruna hotel in Senggigi. source

  • 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 Bali on (+62) (21) 2356 5200 source

5 Aug:

  • Facebook Crisis Response page page

Maps and Situational Informaiton

6 Aug

  • AHA Centre Flash Update No. 02 Report

5 Aug:

Shelters and Evacuation

6 Aug

  • The Indonesian Red Cross is flying in 2000 tarpauline, mattresses and blankets from surabaya to Lombok source

5 Aug

  • The Indonesian Red Cross Society is working on evacuating communities in North Lombok. source They are also building a shelter for communities in Loloan - Anyar village, North Lombok. source

Hospitals

Status of Hospitals

6 Aug:

  • Medical services in North Lombok have collapsed. Field hospitals have been established, and 87 personnel from 5 emergency medical teams have been deployed to Lombok. source

  • The Indonesian Red Cross Society has announced it urgently needs blood donors. Donors can go to the blood donor office, at UDD PMI LOMBOK BARAT Jl. Bung Hatta No 3B, Mataram in Lombok to donate blood. source

  • The Indonesian Navy has sent a hospital ship to Lombok. source

  • The Indonesian Air Force is providing medical aid. source

  • Mataram a makeshift hospital tent is set up outside Moh Ruslan Hospital source

  • "Many injured people are being treated outside of hospitals and health clinics because the buildings were damaged," National Disaster Agency Spokesman Nugroho said. Medicine is badly needed, hundreds of bandaged victims were treated outside damaged hospitals in the main city of Mataram and other hard-hit parts of the island. source

  • PMI is active all, helping people, evacuating, and establishing health source

  • The University Of Hasanuddin & Provincial Hospital sent a team of doctors to Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Monday (6/8) to help victims of the earthquake. The team is comprised of general Thoracic Surgeons, physicians and surgeons. source

  • At least 104 earthquake victims were referred to NTB Provincial Hospital in Mataram, 4 of whom died. Most of the victims suffered fractures due to collapsed buildings. source

  • The main hospital in the town of Tanjung in the north was severely damaged, so staff set up about 30 beds in the shade of trees and in a tent on a field to tend to the injured. source video

  • Video of patients being treated in a medical tent outside of RSUD Lobar (provincial hospital). source

5 Aug:

  • The RSUD Karangasem hospital in Bali was damaged. source Patients were evacuated. source

Hospital Lists

  • Hospitals in Lombok List

  • Mattaram Ambulance +62 370 623489 — In emergency ☎ 118 source

  • Air Ambulance Medical Services - Medical Evacuation by Air Ambulance - Air Ambulance Service 24 hours Service Hotline 0812-8181-8801.

General Needs

6 Aug:

  • Citizens still need tarps, blankets, tents, flashlights, baby equipment, portable toilets and drinking water. source

  • 5 Aug: 4:42pm The urgent need at the moment is medical personnel, clean water, food, blankets, mats, tents, fast food, trauma healing services and other basic needs. source

4 Aug:

  • 4 Aug via report from Head of BNPB Information and Public Relations Center - BMKG noted that there had been over 560 earthquakes. There are still some affected communities in remote areas that have not been touched due to access to a difficult location. There are still some problems in handling refugees such as limited clean water, MCK, sanitation, food, meeting basic daily needs, and others. In addition, independent refugees namely refugees who set up tents or refugee camps in their yard still need help. Sweeping and evacuation is needed at the climbing location in the Gunung Rinjani National Park area involving the TNI, Police, Basarnas, BTNGR, volunteers and others. Report

Special Needs

Indonesian Association for the Welfare of the Deaf.

Website: https://bit.ly/2LS5X2J

Status

6 Aug:

  • Two Peduli Anak Foundation underprivileged children homes containing four dormitories collapsed, with around 80 of the youngsters forced to sleep outside.source . The kitchen has substantial damage and is out of service as well as part of the school. It is no longer possible to prepare meals for the children. We need tents, setting up emergency kitchen, food, water, generator to pump water source

Schools

Status of Schools

6 Aug:

  • All schools are closed in NTB province are closed. source

5 Aug:

  • Teaching and learning activities at schools in the areas of North Lombok, East Lombok, and Mataram will be closed on 6/8/2018 because it is feared that school buildings endanger students. source

Information Links

National Board for Disaster Management Facebook

Airports

Status

5 Aug:

  • Lombok International Airport is operating normally. source

  • Widespread damage reported at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Denpasar, Bali. source However, the Airport reports it is open and generally operating normally. source

Lists of Airports / Links

Lombok International Airport

Website: https://www.lombok-airport.co.id/id

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lia_ap1

I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali

Website: https://bali-airport.com/id

Twitter: https://twitter.com/baliairports

List of airports in Indonesia. source

Roads and Bridges

Status

6 Aug:

  • Photos of cracked roads in North Lombok. source

  • The main road to Gangga, Kab Lombok Utara (North Lombok) is blocked by downed trees. Vehicles must use a steep emergency lane on the side of the road. (video) source

5 Aug:

  • 5 Aug citizens reporting landslides in Sembalun and Rinjani National Park Source1 Source2

  • The climbing route of Mount Rinjani is still closed until an undetermined time Video

  • Three bridges damaged as a result of the bridges breaking, mobility of residents evacuated was disrupted source

    • Tampes Bridge which connects Bayan with Kayangan District

    • Duren Bridge between Kayangan and Gangga District

    • LUK Bridge in Gangga District

  • 4 Aug Sembalun video of previous landslide from previous earthquake Source

Maritime and Shipping / Ports

Status

5 Aug

  • No impacts reported to shipping or ports, ferries appear to be operating between islands. source

Useful Links

Marine Traffic Map

Gili Trawangan Island cruise port Map

Lembar Cruise Port Map

Port and ferry terminal on Gili Trawangan. Map

Communications

Status

  • 5 Aug: Reports of no mobile phone signals on Gili source, or they are limited. source

Useful Links

Telecommunications sector in Indonesia. source

Amateur Radio

General information and map for amateur radio in Indonesia. source

Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia (ORARI):

Website: http://www.orari.or.id/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/orari.or.id

Twitter: https://twitter.com/orari_or_id

Power and Fuel

Status

  • 5 Aug, 22:00 Loss of power was reported in East Lombok Regency

  • 5 Aug 10:32 am Citizens report Loss of power in Gili Trawangan source

  • 5 Aug - Electricity is down in Lombok. source

  • 6 Aug- “A number of means and facilities for FUEL and LPG in various areas were also reported in the State are safe," said Unit Manager Communication & CSR Pertamina MOR V Rifky Rakhman Joseph.” source

Useful Links

Government Electricity (PLN)

Website: http://www.pln.co.id/

Twitter: @pln_123

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cc123pln

Water Systems

Status

6 Aug:

  • Indonesian Red Cross sends water tank to meet needs source

  • People in Lombok need clean water. source

Useful Links

Water supply and sanitation in Indonesia. There are 319 urban service providers. source

Pictures and Videos

6 Aug:

  • Basaras (search and rescue) teams searching damaged buildings. photo

  • Marines evacuating people from Lombok video

  • Basaras searching a destroyed mosque. video

  • Damaged buildings in Lombok photos

  • Hundreds crowd beach in Gili awaiting rescue. video

  • Compilation of local videos from CNN. video

  • Damage in Akar-akar village, Bayan district, North Lombok. video

  • The latest condition in Poh Gading, Pringgabaya, east Lombok. video

  • The latest condition in Belanting Village, Lombok. video

  • The latest condition in Gunung Sari district, West Lombok. There is a lot of house damage. video

5 Aug:

  • Temple Pura Desa Sayan Ubud Damaged Photo

  • Team Basarnas deployed to help evacuation Photo

  • Damage at RSUD Karangasem Bali hospital: video

  • Evacuated patients at Halaman RS Mangusada Kapal Malam. photo

  • Damage in Denspasar. photos

Twitter Accounts

Hashtags

#Lombok #GempaLombok #LombokEarthquake

Accounts of Interest

Humanity Road Indonesia twitter list

Basarnas, National Search and Rescue Agency: @humas_basarnas

Indonesian Red Cross: @palangmerah

Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika (BMKG): @infoBMKG

Humas NTB: @HumasNTB

Traditional Media

  • Jakarta 90FM taking comments about how to handle the earthquake recovery. #KomisiAndaElshinta : Mencermati penanganan pasca gempa di Lombok, NTB .Apa yang harus dilakukan untuk mengurangi korban bahkan korban jiwa jika terjadi gempa? Komentar Anda? LIVE Streaming >>> http://elshinta.com/live/radio source

List of newspapers in Indonesia. source

List of television stations. source

Internet radio stations. source

Animals in Diaster

Volunteers Responding

Alice, Aline, Cat, Christoph, Crystal, Eleonora, Joanne, Leon, Robert, Zoumana