Earthquake Update


On Wednesday 2 September at 14:55 PM local time a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shocked West Java. Seven days after the earthquake, disaster response activities are being carried out and the government has held an evacuation with the help of the community.

At the time of reporting, 80 people from 8 districts have been declared dead and as many as 47 people are missing. 1158 people have suffered injuries and 186,637 people have been displaced.


Based on data collected by the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNBP) most damage is in the regency of Bandung, which has seen the collapse or major damaging of 15,156 houses, 166 schools and 128 places of worship. 26,400 houses, 43 office buildings and 369 schools there need repairs.

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